Tottenham are one of the Premier League teams to still be active in the transfer window, with the EFL deadline looming at 5pm today.
Jose Mourinho is said to be keen on Swansea City defender Joe Rodon, with a deal for the Welshman looking increasingly likely as well as the two clubs can come to an agreement over the fee.
Spurs have added a number of players to the ranks over the summer. Gareth Bale is the headline act while the likes of Carlos Vinicius and Sergio Reguilon have also arrived.
However, another name being linked with Tottenham is Bournemouth midfielder, David Brooks. The Daily Mail claims the north Londoners are among the clubs keen on bringing the Welsh winger to the club.
And if Brooks does indeed arrive at Spurs – either now or in January – then Brazilian forward Lucas Moura may well find himself struggling for any sort of game time under Jose Mourinho.
Too much competition
Lucas has been a regular starter for Spurs under Mourinho but the signing of Gareth Bale will almost certainly push him down the pecking order given his position on the field.
And with Brooks being another player who occupys a right-hand side berth for the Cherries, Lucas would find himself even further behind in Mourinho’s thinking.
Brooks is said to be valued at around £30m (the Sun). Given that sum and if Spurs do pay it, then there’s no way that they will leave out of first-team proceedings.
Finally, Jack Clarke has also been included in the Europa League squad by Mourinho, who is said to be impressed by the former Leeds man.
Lucas, of course, is a fine player and is the type of character who is willing to fight. But, should Spurs make a move for Brooks, then the Brazilian may well need to consider his future at the club.