Atletico Madrid are hoping to squander no time in reinforcing their squad when their UEFA transfer ban is lifted in the next year and are focusing on a Premier League player to help kickstart their stop-start 2017/18 battle.

Atletico Madrid were not able to sign any new players over the late spring as they were all the while serving their UEFA enforced sanction, in spite of the fact that they agreed on an arrangement to take striker Diego Costa back to the Spanish capital, with the former Chelsea man ready to play from January onwards.

Atletico Madrid plotting move for Lanzini

In any case, Costa isn’t the only new addition manager Diego Simeone needs to add to his squad, with the Argentinean chief additionally focusing on a move for West Ham’s Manuel Lanzini.

The Argentine attacking midfielder has been one of only a handful couple of beautiful sparkles for the Hammers in the course of the most recent year or so as the club has attempted to recover the frame they appreciated amid the primary period of Slaven Bilic’s rule as manager.

Lanzini has discovered the net 16 times in 77 appearances for the Hammers since touching base from Al Jazira in 2014 and has likewise pulled in the consideration of different clubs, including Tottenham Hotspur.

With Dele Alli being observed by a few best teams from around Europe, Spurs director Mauricio Pochettino is looking at a potential move for Lanzini on the off chance that he can’t clutch Alli for any longer. In spite of the fact that the Spurs supervisor isn’t relied upon to hold up until the point that the end of the season to make his turn for Lanzini, with reports recommending he could make an offer for the 24-year-old as right on time as the January transfer window.