Tottenham Hotspur interested in Real Madrid's Mateo Kovacic?

Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric celebrates with Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic after scoring during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Madrid in Lviv on November 25, 2015
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Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in signing Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic this summer, but could face competition from Sevilla.

Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly set their sights on signing Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic at the end of the season.

The 21-year-old only joined the Spanish giants from Inter Milan last summer but has struggled to work his way into the first team at the Bernabeu, making just seven league starts all season.

His lack of playing time has alerted a number of clubs to his potential availability, including Premier League title-chasers Spurs, according to Spanish publication AS.

The two clubs have done business in recent years, with Luka Modric and Gareth Bale both moving to the Spanish capital from White Hart Lane.

However, the report also goes on the claim that Spurs will face competition for the Croatia international from Madrid's La Liga rivals Sevilla.

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