Tottenham Hotspur transfer news: Spurs closing on £2.5m Ivory Coast international?

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A round up of key transfer stories this morning about Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham are one of the sides interested in former Chelsea winger Salomon Kalou.

The Mirror lists Spurs as courters of the attacking midfielder who is thought to be available from French side Lille for a fee of around £2.5 million.

Reports suggest that Tim Sherwood sees Kalou as a good back up option to other attacking players in his first team squad.

The Daily Star has suggested that Erik Lamela is in talks with Inter Milan over a loan switch to the San Siro.

Lamela has struggled to get regular first team football at Tottenham, which has led to the speculation despite recent chances under new boss Tim Sherwood.

Reports suggest that Lamela’s agent is already in Italy, trying to negotiate a way back to Serie A for his client.

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Manchester United left-back Alexander Buttner looks unlikely to leave Old Trafford this month.

The Dutchman had been linked with a move to Tottenham as he looks for regular first team football at left-back. However, he’s vowed to fight for his place at United.

“I know there are some clubs that want me but I'm happy here and want to play for United so I focus 100 per cent on here,” said Buttner.

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