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Saturday 20 September 2014

Tottenham Hotspur: Potential January transfer targets

Chris Samba
While Blackburn struggle this season both on and off the pitch, one of the few positives at Ewood Park has been the performances of central defender Chris Samba. The Congolese has been a rock at the back for Rovers and is easily Blackburn's most saleable asset. With the club reportedly in dire financial trouble they must be tempted to cash in, although it's rumoured they've put a price tag of £15m on his head. That's unrealistic, but so is the bid of £5m they received recently from QPR. Somewhere between the two could see the 27-year-old move, and with Redknapp a confirmed admirer, it could be to White Hart Lane.
Moussa Dembele
Some eye catching displays for Fulham have seen the Belgian winger linked with a host of clubs. Signed for Fulham 18 months ago, the Cottagers will be hugely reluctant to let the 24-year-old leave, with manager Martin Jol regularly singling Dembele out as one of his best players. There is huge pressure on the creative forces of Tottenham's midfield to deliver; Signing Dembele would help spread the load.
Carlos Tevez
Redknapp loves a good deal and there's one to be had with Carlos Tevez. Manchester City want shot of the Argentinean and their desire to have rid of him could mean he would be much cheaper than his ability is worth. Redknapp has ruled out a move, saying the player's wages could destabalise the club, and with AC and Inter Milan eager for his services, a move to White Hart Lane seems distinctly unlikely, but only a fool would rule it out entirely.

Tottenham have emerged as genuine title contenders this season but Harry Redknapp's squad lacks depth compared to their rivals, which could be telling as the season takes its toll.

Manager Harry Redknapp is renowned for his 'wheeler dealer' transfer activity which means arrivals at White Hart Lane this month are a distinct possibility.



Here, we round-up the players linked with a possible move to Tottenham.

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