​Paris Saint-German could battle ​Manchester United and Barcelona for Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld this summer.


That is according to the ​Telegraph, who have claimed that the Spurs defender could be at the centre of a three-way tussle as his contract situation in north London rumbles on.


Alderweireld, who has not featured much this term due to a niggling hamstring strain, is out of contract in the summer of 2019 but Spurs do have the option to extend his deal by an extra 12 months.

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In doing so, however, the Lilywhites would also activate a £25m buyout clause in Alderweireld's contract due to that extension - a release fee that would certainly pique the interest of those wishing to prise him away.


That fee would only be active until a fortnight before this summer's transfer window closes however, and anyone wishing to take advantage of it would need to move fast.


PSG are ready to hand their manager - Unai Emery or otherwise - significant funds this summer to bolster their backline and Alderweireld would come as a fairly cheap expense.

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United would arguably be a more favourable move for the 28-year-old, but Spurs would be hesitant to sell to a ​Premier League rival and strengthen their squad ahead of a title tilt next term.


​Barcelona could be swayed into scooping Alderweireld up if they need a new centre-back, and that would likely depend on whether United forego signing the ex-​Southampton loanee in favour of poaching Barca star Samuel Umtiti instead.


Spurs have been conducting negotiations with the Belgium international's camp for almost a year but there has been a breakdown in those talks and neither party is willing to budge on their demands to get a deal done.

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Mauricio Pochettino's men could, then, look to sell Alderweireld while his stock is high and Spurs think that they could gain around £40m from his sale if Pochettino green-lights his exit.

That would see United, Barca and now PSG duke it out for his signature - a transfer battle that would please ​Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy, who is a shrewd negotiator in the market and who would almost certainly get his money's worth from one of the trio.