Reports from Italy suggest that Mauricio Pochettino has identified 19-year-old (20 next July) Napoli midfielder Amadou Diawara as a prime target.
Tuttosport reveal that Tottenham and Chelsea are chasing him along with a host of clubs around Europe that to his mature performances this season.
"The mystery was solved: Tottenham and Chelsea are the clubs that have set their sights on the Guinean midfielder who has emerged in Naples as soon as Maurizio Sarri has offered him the opportunity.
"Conte had already entered the market radar when he was on the Juventus bench and the boy began to carve out space in midfield instead of Cagliari. Napoli is now in the house a technical potential and secure economic gain: in the face of the 15 million paid to Bologna, in fact, with the two English clubs are already under discussion for closer to 50 than assessments to 40 million.
"The Neapolitans executives they have already made it across the Channel that there is no possibility of an assignment in January: will listen to any proposals put on the table only in June".
The figures mentioned are in Euros, the pound equivalent of 40 million is £34.44-million.