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Tottenham are close to completing the signing of Brazil international Willian for a club-record £30m

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The Anzhi Makachkala midfielder is undergoing a medical in London ahead of his proposed move, which would make him Spurs' third record signing this summer after deals of £17m and £26m for Paulinho and Roberto Soldado.
Willian had been linked with a move to Liverpool but appears to have been lured by the guarantee of European football at White Hart Lane this season.

Spurs could yet add Roma striker Erik Lamela to their ranks in a transfer that would take their outlay during this window to almost £120m.
A good proportion of that could be recouped if the club were to accept Real Madrid's world-record offer for Gareth Bale, and it is understood a resolution to the saga of the summer could now come within days.
Portugal left-back Fabio Coentrao has long been mentioned as a possible makeweight in any deal for Bale.
Tottenham are close to completing the signing of Brazil international Willian for a club-record £30m
Speaking about Coentrao and Lamela at a press conference ahead of Spurs' Europa League game against Dinamo Tbilisi, Villas-Boas said: "They have not signed for Spurs. Both of them are great, great players, but I cannot extend myself."


Meanwhile, ousted Anzhi Makhachkala boss Rene Meulensteen believes Spurs will have landed "a major trump card" if they push through a deal for Willian.
"I've worked with him for a short time but I really, really like him. He will be an asset for whoever's going to get him," said Meulensteen on Sky Sports News.
"If it's Spurs that's going to get him they'll get an excellent player. He's very versatile, he can play in different positions, he's a very creative player and an excellent professional with a very good personality.
"He's going to be a major trump card for Spurs if they can get the deal to go through.
"He can beat a player, he can score a goal. I thought he was an absolute delight to work 

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