14 August 2012

Sierra Leone: Spurs Chairman Sees Medo as Modric Successor

Tottenham Hotspur chairman, Daniel Levy, has identified Sierra Leone midfielder, Mohamed Medo Kamara as a possible replacement for want-away midfielder, Luka Modric.

According to Spanish sports daily AS, Spurs chairman Levy would like to sign the Partizan Belgrade midfielder as Modric's replacement and could cost the London club £16 million. The Spanish daily also reported that former Chelsea coach, Avram Grant, has gone forward and suggested the player to Tottenham's Daniel Levy who is known to be seriously considering a move for the 24-year-old in order to replace want-away midfielder Luka Modric.

Spurs coach Andre Villas-Boas wishes to bring Joao Moutinho from FC Porto to fill the gap that Modric's departure might create and the Portuguese will cost the Londoners somewhere in the region of 40 million euros, which Levy has considered too much and is now convincing the new Spurs manager to consider Kamara as he is not only a cheaper option which they can get for £16 million but is also highly regarded by teams across Europe.

FC Porto themselves are looking at the player in case Moutinho departs to a more illustrious European club.

£16 million-rated Kamara would cost half as much as Moutinho, despite boss Villas-Boas's preference for the Portuguese player.

Kamara, who is widely known as Medo, was reportedly a target for both Chelsea and Liverpool in January.

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