Tottenham target Topal open to La Liga move

The Turkish international Mehmet Topal is understood to be open to a move back to Spain.

The 30-year-old has been heavily linked with a move away from Fenerbahce at the end of the season after the Istanbul Giants failed to agree an extension.

The Turkish newspaper Fotospor states that Sevilla manager Unay Emery along with Tottenham are interested in signing the experienced midfielder.

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The report goes onto state that Topal, who previously played in Spain under Emery at Valencia, is open to returning.

Topal has reached an agreement-in-principle with Tottenham according to the Fanatik sports newspaper. The 30-year-old’s agent Batur Altiparmak is however, remaining coy over the latest transfer rumour and refused to rule out the possibility that he may leave.

Altiparmak told Turkish-football.com: “Everybody writes something different every other day so I am not going to respond to every transfer rumour.

“Let us wait until the end of the season and see what happens.” 

Topal has two goals and three assists in 45 appearances for the Yellow Canaries this season.

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