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Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly turned down the chance to sign Ivan Perisic. Inter Milan added the player as part fo swoop for Tanguy Ndombele.
The Croatian winger recently won the Champions League with loan club Bayern Munich. But he still faces an uncertain future with the Bavarians rejecting the chance to sign him on a permanent deal.
Inter Milan looking to offload him, a move to Tottenham looked an obvious escape. The player is well known to Jose Mourinho, having long been the object of his affections while Manchester United boss.
The Serie A side had contacted Spurs to see if they would consider a swap deal involving Perisic for Ndombele. Reports on Wednesday claimed Mourinho was ready to cash in on the club’s record signing for two reasons.
However, as per La Repubblica, Mourinho and Spurs have rejected the chance of the swap deal. The Italian outlet claims Spurs are only interested in a straight cash sale for Ndombele. Tottenham want to get as close to their original £63m investment as possible.