Spurs are now leading the race for 17-year-old left-back Ryan Sessegnon, reports the Times.
The teenage wonderkid scored seven goals for Fulham in the Championship this season just gone, and is likely attainable as his side failed in their bid for Premier League promotion.
Liverpool are very interested in the Londoner, making him our no.1 target to arrive and challenge James Milner for a starting spot, with Alberto Moreno expected to depart after enduring a season on the bench.
But the fact Mauricio Pochettino’s side are based in London could boost Tottenham’s chances, due to the player’s age and the fact he wouldn’t have to leave home.
In truth, many Reds are hoping we sign a more experienced, renowned left-back when Moreno departs, perhaps on top of a deal for Sessegnon.
But if Spurs do acquire the youngster, we’ll have no choice but to turn our attention elsewhere.
Theo Hernandez looks a fine prospect, but Real Madrid appear to have won the race for his signature, while Barca’s Frenchman Lucas Digne may be available.