The difference in the league between Tottenham and Arsenal last season was only one point, but the riches between fourth and fifth make that gap look like a chasm.
Champions League finalists Tottenham are pushing ahead with a move to try and sign France midfielder Tanguy Ndombele.
Football London report Tottenham are growing confident a deal for the £63 million star can be concluded.
The scary thing for Arsenal, whether Spurs land him or not, is that they are not even in the race.
Ndombele is the type of powerful and dominant midfielder Arsenal lack, and badly need.
The £63 million fee Lyon are reportedly seeking is more than Arsenal's reported transfer budget.
Football London report the Gunners have only £40 million to spend.
This is worrying in itself for Arsenal. To then see Tottenham land Ndombele and pull further away would be a scary prospect.
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