Spurs are hoping to raid Serie A challengers Napoli for central midfielder Amadou Diawara - and Maurizio Sarri's side are closing in on his replacement.
Dennis Praet allegedly favoured a move to Newcastle United over Premier League rivals Everton, but a deal for the Sampdoria star was impossible for now.
Lucas Torreira is earning rave reviews in Serie A and could set Everton back quite a substantial sum.
Lucas Torreira's brilliant form for Sampdoria in Serie A means Everton simply must keep tracking his progress.
Lucas Torreira is going from strength to strength in Serie A but have Everton missed their chance?
Sampdoria youngster Lucas Torreira has been watched by Everton - and compared to PSG's Marco Verratti.
Newcastle United wanted Sampdoria's Dennis Praet in the summer and the potential takeover would make a deal look far more likely.
Newcastle United are far from the only club tracking Dennis Praet - but could Rafael Benitez give them an advantage?
Dennis Praet was linked with Newcastle United in the summer but eventually chose to stay in Serie A with Sampdoria.
Everton have reportedly tracked Dennis Praet for a long time - though it's far from certain that he will arrive at Goodison Park with Newcastle United keen.
José Mourinho has labelled his new signing Nemanja Matic “a genius” after the midfielder made his Manchester United debut in Dublin.
Patience is a virtue in the Eternal City. Nobody, though, enjoys being kept in limbo. As a violent storm assaulted the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday afternoon, fans huddled together and waited to find out whether the football match they had been watching was ever going to resume. And then they waited some more.
Italy isn't for everyone. Paul Gascoigne, Ian Rush and Luther Blissett made that abundantly clear. So here's our do's and dont's for surviving Serie A.