Southampton have rejected a second supply from Everton for midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, talkSPORT understands.
The Toffees have made two bids for the Denmark worldwide – the newest price £20million and probably rising to £25m.
However Southampton have informed Everton they won’t promote for lower than £35m.
Tottenham are additionally however their valuation of wantaway Hojbjerg is nowhere close to Saints’ hefty asking worth.
talkSPORT’s Alex Criminal revealed Hojbjerg favours a transfer to Tottenham, however it stays to be seen whether or not chairman Daniel Levy will meet Southampton’s £35m valuation.
The 24-year-old, who joined Southampton for £12.8m from Bayern Munich in 2016, was stripped of the captaincy earlier than final month’s Premier League restart after publicly revealing his need to maneuver on.
Explaining the choice, Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl stated: “He won’t be the captain. I spoke to him, now we have an settlement.
“He needed to obtain clearly what I give it some thought, and I stated if you don’t prolong your contract you can not captain anymore this crew.
“It’s a particular scenario for such a participant who could be very skilled.
“It’s not scenario to enter a remaining 12 months (of your contract), particularly as captain, however I feel we discovered settlement.”
In the meantime, Southampton are signing Actual Valladolid defender Mohammed Salisu after agreeing to satisfy the £10.9m buyout clause in his contract.
Ghana centre again Salisu, 21, will pen a four-year deal when the switch window opens on July 27.