Spurs have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Celta Vigo’s £15million-rated midfielder Pape Cheikh Diop.
According to The Sun, Spurs have made Diop their primary target for the attacking midfield department having ruled out a move for Everton’s Ross Barkley.
The Daily Mail claim that Ligue 1 side Lyon may have sparked a bidding war however, as they have offered more than the North London club’s £9m bid.
In addition, Lyon have made offered a lucrative contract to the Spain U19 international in the hope of tempting him to move to France.
One piece of good news for Spurs though is that the 20-year-old would prefer a move to the Premier League, according to the report.
Celta are not under pressure to sell their Senegal-born star, who has a £25m release clause on a contract with four years left on it.