Tottenham are chasing FC Basel defender Fabian Schar.

The Sunday Mirror says Tottenham are on the trail of defender Schar - with director of football Franco Baldini desperate to push through a move for the Switzerland international.

Baldini made the trip to watch Schar in action for Basle at Sion last week and will now try to persuade Daniel Levy that he is worth buying.

Spurs remain on the lookout for a top-class centre-half in the wake of the fiasco surrounding their attempted purchase of Argentinian Mateo Musacchio.

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