Tottenham Hotspur are leading the race to sign right-back Andoni Iraola, according to TalkSPORT.Athletic Bilbao defender is considered one of the hottest commodities in Spain, thanks in no small part to his prolific record of 30 goals and many more assists over the past seven seasons.
And Spurs are reportedly interested in taking him to White Hart Lane, despite the £25 million release clause in his contract.
But with Iraola out of contract in 2012, Bilbao's asking price is thought to be significantly lower, and Spurs could be tempted to make their move in January.
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