Antonio Conte may target new signings in January to avoid burnout within his settled squad.
Spurs take on La Viola next month.
Former Chelsea youngster Ben Sahar is being linked with a move to Maccabi Tel Aviv from Hertha Berlin this week.
Paolo Sousa and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer led their respective teams, Videoton of Hungary and Molde of Norway to impressive wins in the Europa League. Could one be the next boss at Ewood Park?
After Steve Kean's 'forced resignation' at Ewood Park the Championship side are now looking to replace the Scot but could these former Sunderland, Ipswich, Leicester City, Swansea City, QPR, Real Madrid, Newcastle and Manchester United coaches fit the bill?