Tottenham are about to be dragged into the transfer window whether they like it or not.
Manchester United have been pushed away from Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic and are now chasing Spurs and England’s midfielder Eric Dier.
If Mauricio Pochettino is carefully warding off United, he will have to be strong to stop Kyle Walker from joining Manchester City.
Elsewhere, Chelsea are closing in on Real Madrid defender Danilo.
And Olivier Giroud is looking towards the Arsenal exit – with Borussia Dortmund the latest linked to the Frenchman.