Internacional midfielder Oscar confirms Tottenham interest

The 20-year-old playmaker will feature in the London 2012 Olympic Games for the Selecao, but he is not looking for a permanent move to the capital any time soon
Brazil international Oscar has confirmed that Tottenham have contacted his agent with a view to bringing the midfielder to White Hart Lane.

The Internacional playmaker has been named in the Selecao's Olympic squad and is a highly regarded talent in his home country.

However, the 20-year-old has revealed his intention to stay at Internacional for now, after speaking to his representative.

He told iG: "Tottenham contacted my agent, but now I'm focusing on Inter. I don't know what might happen, I'm not thinking of it right now.

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"Inter has an important project to win Brasileirao, everybody's focused on that. I want to return to the team and keep playing.

"Not only Tottenham [asked about me], but I'm not sure if there was an official offer. Offers always come for me, [Leandro] Damiao and whoever is showing up."

Striker Damiao has also rejected rumours linking him to Tottenham as he plans to stay at the club until 2014.

The striker added: "I am thinking only of Internacional, I don't think I'm leaving, I've received no offers.

"If it's up to me, I'll stay until 2014."