Tottenham are targeting Croatian goalkeeper Marko Malencia to replace Hugo Lloris this summer, reports claim.
Spurs captain Lloris is reportedly set to leave the club at the end of the season, with Argentina international Paulo Gazzaniga ready to step up and become no.1 at the new White Hart Lane.
And according to the Daily Star, the north Londoners are looking to bring in 25-year-old Malencia as back-up.
The former Croatia Under-21s star currently plies his trade at Osijek, the Croatian side who were narrowly beaten by Rangers in Europa League qualifying earlier this season.
A string of fine performances have seen Malencia emerge as a target for several Premier League clubs – and he could be available for as little as £1million.
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Watford, Crystal Palace and Bournemouth could all find themselves in need of a new second-choice goalkeeper this summer.
Hornets stopper Heurelho Gomes, 38, plans to retire at the end of the season, while Eagles keeper Julian Speroni and Cherries man Artur Boruc could both do likewise at the age of 39.
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“He is my captain,” Pochettino said earlier this month. “He’s one of the best keepers in the world. There’s no doubt. There’s no doubt that Hugo is one of the best and he’s going to be in the goal.
“I think Hugo is going to be, like always, great for us. He was great for us. He was so important in all that process in five years, and for sure he’s going to be one of the most important players for the future of the club too.”