According to The Mirror, Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld looks set to be heading for Manchester United in a £26m deal at the end of the season.
Alderweireld joined Tottenham from Atletico Madrid in 2015 and has made 186 appearances for the London club in all competitions.
A £26m release clause will come into effect this summer, though, and according to The Mirror, Man United look set to activate the buy-out to secure the defender.
It would be a big blow to lose Alderweireld as Tottenham would have to spend significantly more than the price mentioned in order to replace him.
The Spurs supporters have been on social media reacting to the transfer report and it would be fair to say that a number are really, really frustrated.
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Surely losing the Belgium international would send out completely the wrong message, but the centre-back is holding all of the cards at the moment.
A selection of the Twitter reaction can be seen below:
shocking – should do everything they can to keep him and def not sell to a rival
— MB Trading (@MBdaytrading) March 14, 2019
Such a small club mentality. Selling to direct rivals.
— Jay Bear (@JayLangg) March 14, 2019
26 million for a CB worth 70 million great
— Nice One Sonny (@SaucySonny7) March 14, 2019
Hope this is just another unfounded rumor. Toby’s been great.
— More Sea Power (@DivertimentoNo1) March 14, 2019
Sell him to Madrid or Barca, poor from@spurs. Just another Arsenal these days
— Barry Findleton (@HawkwellGreenU7) March 14, 2019
— Shaun Lewis (@ShaunLewis17) March 14, 2019
Excellent management from the club.
— #ENICOUT (@RupsC73) March 14, 2019
Should not sell him!!
— Bazza Norman (@bazzanorman79) March 14, 2019