Bolivian striker interested in Spurs move

Bolivia striker Marcelo Moreno has spoken of his delight at being linked with a move to Tottenham.

The 20-year-old has sparked interest from a number of European clubs following his impressive displays for Brazilian side Cruzeiro.

Moreno claims Spurs are keen on his services, with reports a formal bid has been rejected. He said: “I was told about the offer made by Tottenham.

“Of course I would like to play in England, but as I said before I have to like the place where I will be.

“The club has to get to an agreement with my agent and from what I know what has been offered wasn’t enough.

“I would like to play in an important league.”

Meanwhile, Croatia coach Slaven Bilic believes Luka Modric will prove to be the “star” of Spurs’ side next season.

The 22-year-old is set for a £15.8m switch to White Hart Lane from Dinamo Zagreb after the European Championships.

Chelsea were also reported to also be in the hunt for the highly-rated midfielder, but former West Ham and Everton defender Bilic reckons a link-up with Juande Ramos will suit him best.

“Tottenham is perfect for Luka,” said Bilic. “Certainly better than, for example, Chelsea where he may have landed on the bench.

“At Tottenham he can get used to the Premier League. Modric will certainly be the star of the team.”

Ramos is reported by the Spanish press to be in his homeland looking to complete a deal with Barcelona for Cameroon international forward Samuel Eto’o.

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