Tottenham are believed to be on the verge of finalising a deal for Toulouse's Etienne Capoue.

It is suggested that Spurs officials and Capoue's representative will hold further talks on Thursday ahead of a proposed £8.6million move for the 24-year old defensive midfielder.

Capoue has recently attracted attention from Cardiff City and Atletico Madrid but according to Toulouse president Olivier Sadran, is headed for White Hart Lane: "He will go (to Tottenham)."

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