"We often have contact. We used to play together at Ajax for a long time and have actually always kept in touch."
Spurs boss Jose Mourinho has revealed that Steven Bergwijn was not his first choice in January.
Tottenham already have Son and Kane out through long-term injuries.
Tottenham duo Steven Bergwijn and Ben Davies missed training ahead of the CL last-16 second leg.
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Bergwijn arrived for £27million from PSV Eindhoven in the transfer window.
The 22-year-old has hit 29 goals in 112 Eredivisie appearances.
Bergwijn is seen as a replacement for Christian Eriksen.
The report claims that ‘the deal came last night’ after Tottenham agreed to pay €30m up front.
"I called the coach this morning and said some things are going on and he gave his permission."
Tottenham have opened talks with PSV over the signing of Steven Bergwijn, according to multiple reports.
Steven Bergwijn and Erling Braut Haaland would cost Man Utd a pretty penny.
PSV's Steven Bergwijn has enjoyed a superb season in Holland, scoring 15 goals and adding 13 assists.
Tottenham have made a £35.5m offer for a PSV Eindhoven winger, according to a newspaper journalist.
Spurs have a £50m budget and three potential targets. Chelsea have three strikers and an £85m dream.
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