Sporting Lisbon enquire about signing out of favour Brighton defender Tariq Lamptey on loan until the end of the season… with right-back Pedro Porro closing in on a move to Tottenham
- Sporting Lisbon are keen on finding a replacement for right-back Pedro Porro
- 23-year-old is close to sealing a move to Tottenham following long discussions
- Ghana international Lamptey has struggled for minutes at Brighton this season
Sporting Lisbon have made an enquiry about signing Brighton right-back Tariq Lamptey on loan until the end of the season.
The Portuguese giants look to be searching for immediate backup as right-back Pedro Porro closes in on a move to Tottenham.
Spurs were trying to wrap up a deal with Sporting on Wednesday amid fears Chelsea could hijack the move.
Sporting Lisbon have made an enquiry about signing Brighton right-back Tariq Lamptey on loan
Tottenham have made the Spanish star, who was at Manchester City between 2019 and 2022, their main target for this window, given Antonio Conte’s side remain vulnerable at the back.
Sporting will now look at bringing Lamptey in until the end of the season in a bid to find immediate cover.
The Ghana international – who opted to play for the Black Stars ahead of England – has made just one start for Brighton in the Premier League this season.
The 22-year-old, who started out at Chelsea, had a much more prolific season last year, starting 16 league games and starring for the Seagulls.
Sporting are looking for backup as right-back Pedro Porro closes in on a move to Tottenham
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