Swiss centre-half Fabian Schar has sparked a North London transfer battle.

The People says Arsenal and Tottenham are going head-to-head for Schar.

The £10million-rated star has impressed in Europe and was comfortable for Basel against Chelsea last week.

Spurs chief Franco Baldini ran the rule over Schar, just days after the White Hart Lane club's need for a new centre-back was confirmed by their horror show at Manchester City.

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