Harry Winks looks finally set to leave Tottenham for the first time in his career and a £25million price-tag has been placed on the English midfielder, according to the Daily Mail.
The 26-year-old came through the Spurs youth academy and has been in and around the starting line-up ever since 2014. However, Winks has since fallen out of favour with Antonio Conte, and it may be time for the midfielder to depart north London and seek playing time elsewhere.
Both Newcastle and Southampton have expressed interest in the Tottenham star, who has been with the club since the age of five. And Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is expected to listen to offers between £20m-£25m as Conte looks to overhaul his squad ahead of next season.
Conte has spent no time identifying his best starting 11 and the Italian is set to undergo a major clear-out this summer as he prepares to bolster his squad for Champions League football. Fabio Paratici has already conducted masterstrokes with the signings of Cristian Romero, Rodrigo Bentancur and Dejan Kulusevski, but Tottenham aren't done yet.
The Tottenham boss has been promised a sizeable budget to secure signings this summer, but Winks is just one of he stars up for sale as Conte looks to raise even more funds. The England international has been a useful asset to Tottenham over the past eight years, but is no longer in Conte's plans moving forward.
Winks isn't the only one, as Tanguy Ndombele and Lucas Moura are also likely to be sold this summer, and Sergio Reguilon's future is unclear. Tottenham are also expected to receive a nice fee for Giovani Lo Celso who has starred at Villarreal.
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But Tottenham aren't the only side looking to make major changes, as Newcastle are preparing for their first big summer transfer window under new ownership. They were ruthless in January, but are still yet to flex their muscles as the world's richest club.
Winks could rebrand himself at Newcastle, and follow the likes of Jonjo Shelvey and Joe Willock who have seen their stock rise since leaving 'big six' clubs. And his Premier League experience could be a useful asset to Eddie Howe.
Southampton are also interested, and with James Ward-Prowse expected to be of major interest this summer, Winks is on their shortlist. Ward-Prowse has been one of the best Premier League midfielders this season, and will be keen on nailing down his World Cup spot ahead of Qatar 2022.
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