Spurs lead chase for Cameroon midfielder

Mirror Football is reporting that Spurs are leading four fellow Premier League sides in the race to sign Cameroon midfielder Achille Emana.

The 28 year old attacking midfielder has won 35 caps for Cameroon and could be available for as little as £4.45m – because his current club Real Betis need to balance the books. Everton, Birmingham, Wigan and West Ham are also believed to be interested in the player.

Emana’s agent Bill McMurdo said “There are a lot of Premier League clubs interested in him. I know for sure. Everton, Spurs, Birmingham, West Ham and Wigan have all watched him over the last few weeks. Nobody’s made an offer. In the case of Birmingham, and especially West Ham and Wigan, they don’t know if they will stay up so they won’t make offers until their Premier League status is assured.”

McMurdo went on to say he expects Emana to be in the Premier League next season, he said “If he wants to go, and I know that he does, I think he will be with an English club next season. There’s a strong possibility of that. He’s very keen to leave, be it to come to England or to go to France. There are no concrete offers yet, but he could well come to England. I know that at least one of those clubs is really keen on him.”

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