Tottenham Hotspur have issues at right back, but that may not stop the club from selling Serge Aurier before the European transfer deadline.
Kieran Trippier has gone to Atletico Madrid, Juan Foyth is injured and has little experience at right back, and Kyle Walker-Peters has yet to really prove himself.
The only senior, proven right back in the ranks is Aurier, and yet the Ivorian is seemingly unwanted, and could be on the move before the end of the month.
The Ivorian may well fancy a return to PSG if a move materialises, and not only would Spurs not stand in his way given his lack of playing time under Mauricio Pochettino, but it may also help Tottenham with a future deal.
The Daily Mail recently noted that Spurs are interested in Algerian international Atal, having been impressed with the speedster's attacking play for Nice last week.
If PSG pick Aurier, Spurs would still have a shot at signing Atal in 2020, rather than seeing him move to PSG and leave their unwanted right back stranded at Tottenham.
Hopefully Spurs can get their ideal situation, but much will depend on whether PSG follow up that phone call with Aurier by pushing to re-sign him rather than Atal.
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