Last Updated: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 11:15
Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas says he still hopes he can agree a deal to sign Valencia striker Roberto Soldado.
It has been no secret Spurs have been looking to bring the highly-rated 28-year-old to White Hart Lane this summer but so far progress has been slow.
Villas-Boas is still hopeful a deal can be agreed for the former Real Madrid academy star, as Valencia continue to hold out for Soldado's release-clause fee of £25.8m.
The Spurs boss said: "We are in conversations, in discussions, but that doesn't mean a deal is going to happen for a player that is a quality player.
"He has done well in Valencia for the last five seasons and had a good education from the Real Madrid school from where he's from.
"He's a player we are interested in having, but I don't have any further developments to give you."
Liverpool are also said to be keen on the forward as a possible replacement for Luis Suarez, should he eventually leave Anfield this summer.
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