The race for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan is heating up. The London Evening Standard says Tottenham are understood to have joined the race to sign Mkhitaryan.

Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund and Anzhi Makhachkala are already in the running.

The Ukrainian club are looking for a figure in the region of £25m for a player who has signalled his desire to leave by not reporting for pre-season training.