Tottenham confident seeing off Liverpool, Everton in Sissoko battle

Tottenham are closing in on Toulouse midfielder Moussa Sissoko.

Tottenham are closing in on Toulouse midfielder Moussa Sissoko.

The Daily Mail says Liverpool and Everton have joined the race to sign Sissoko - but Tottenham Hotspur remain favourites to move for the 19-year-old.

Spurs scouts watched the France Under 21 international last week but the Ligue 1 club say they have yet to formally receive a bid.

The 19-year-old is highly rated and has been watched extensively over the past year. He is 6ft 1ins tall, athletic, with a box to box style and has been compared to Real Madrid's former Lyon star Mahamadou Diarra.

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