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Levy leads pursuit of Willian

August 28, 2012
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
ESPN understands that Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has led a delegation to the Ukraine in a bid to sign Shakhtar Donetsk attacking midfielder Willian.

Spurs initially had an £11.5 million bid rejected for the Brazilian but are back with an improved offer for a player that manager Andre Villa-Boas sees as the ideal replacement for Real Madrid bound Luka Modric.

A Spurs source told ESPN: "Yes, I can confirm that the club's chairman has been in the Ukraine with a view to trying ...

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