posted on Oct, 24 2004 @ 08:04 AM
Brazilian international defender Luisao has emerged as a target for Tottenham Hotspur.
The Benfica star is rated by many as one of he best young defenders in Europe and host of clubs are now looking to seal his signature.
The 23-year-old arrived at the Estadio da Luz last year from Cruzeiro in a deal worth just €2.5 million and he had a great first season with The
Real Madrid were interested before Luisao signed for Benfica and they remain interested, but now there is severe compettion.
Internazionale are keeping tabs, but the player's agent Giuliano Bertolucci has confirmed that Deportivo La Coruna and Tottenham have now joined the
"Real Madrid when Camacho was in charge and Inter Milan have also asked for the player," said Bertolucci.
"Now there is Deportivo and Tottenham. It is possibly that nothing will happen until June.
"Much also depends on Benfica, although Luisao has not spoken with the president."