Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has been told his next signing must be a striker.

The Mirror says chairman Daniel Levy wants Spurs' manager to use the club's available cash on a hitman, then do some selling before bringing in the other players he is chasing.

Levy is running the White Hart Lane side's transfer activity with a tighter rein that ever this summer.

He plans to begin their dealings by completing a swoop for Manchester City's misfit striker Emmanuel Adebayor.

Adebayor is expected at White Hart Lane once the clubs agree how to pay his massive wages.

Although it will be a loan deal, the arrangement will probably cost Tottenham around £5million for a season.

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