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1st Sep, 2016 | 9:55pm

Tottenham midfielder deal to be revived in January - report

By Dominic Toner

Wolfsburg will return to sign Tottenham attacking midfielder Son Heung-Min in January, according to a report.

German publication WAZ claims that the German side are set to make another attempt to sign the Spurs player when the winter window opens.

The report details that Bundesliga club failed in a late summer bid to sign the 24-year-old but they are still keen on bringing Son to Germany.

Sky Sports announced via their official Twitter account on Tuesday afternoon that Spurs had turned away an offer from the Bundesliga side and that they won’t be selling the South Korea international this summer.

German publication Bild had claimed that Wolfsburg had agreed a £25.6million fee for the attacking midfielder, and settled personal terms with the player.

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Mauricio Pochettino has elected to keep the winger this summer despite the transfer speculation and will need the depth of his squad as the club are competing in Europe and domestic competitions this summer.

Son has played 40 times in all competitions for Mauricio Pochettino’s side, scoring eight goals with five assists. Many of these appearances were made off the bench as he slipped in the pecking order behind the likes of Christian Eriksen, Deli Alli and Erik Lamela.

Winger Georges-Kevin N’Koudou was welcomed to White Hart Lane on deadline day and ended his long speculation with the club which had lasted all summer.

Spurs also completed a sensational transfer as Moussa Sissoko joined from Newcastle, after ignoring a phone call from Everton manager who was set to welcome him to Goodison Park.

The 24-year-old joined in last year’s summer transfer window in a five-year deal for a reported fee of £22million from Bayer Leverkusen.

In other Tottenham transfer news, Georginio Wijnaldum has sent a message on Twitter to the club’s new signing.