Date: 8th March 2023 at 11:00am
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Tottenham Hotspur will be looking to overturn a 1-0 first leg deficit when they face AC Milan in the second leg of their Champions League last 16 tie on Wednesday. 

Antonio Conte will return to the dugout for the visit of the Italian champions having undergone surgery last month, but his side have lost their last two games.

The Lilywhites were eliminated from the FA Cup by Championship high-flyers Sheffield United last week, before falling to a 1-0 loss to Wolves in the Premier League on Saturday.

Spurs remain fourth in the Premier League, although they have played one game more than fifth-placed Liverpool, who sit just three points behind the north London outfit.

Regardless of how successful this season proves to be for Spurs, it appears that they will still look to bolster their squad this summer.

According to 90min, Spurs have scouted Benfica duo Antonio Silva and Florentino Luis in recent weeks.

The report claims that both Spurs and Liverpool had scouts in attendance for Benfica’s 2-0 win over Famalicao last week, with both Premier League clubs watching the duo.

Silva has impressed for Benfica so far this season

Silva, 19, has established himself as a regular for the Lisbon side this season, making 32 appearances across all competitions.

The teenager, who was included in Portugal’s squad for the World Cup in Qatar last year, started as Benfica cruised into the Champions League last eight with a 5-1 win over Club Brugge on Tuesday evening.

Florentino, meanwhile, played a bit-part role for Benfica during the 2018/19 and 2019/20 campaigns, before being sent out on loan to Monaco and Getafe respectively over the past couple of seasons.

He returned to his parent club last summer, though, and has been instrumental for the club this season.

Both Silva and Luis have impressed for Benfica, who currently sit eight points clear at the top of the Portuguese top flight and are closing in on their first title since 2019.

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