Tottenham are continuing to keep tabs on Cruzeiro defender Claudinho according to skysports.com.

Spurs have had scouts in Brazil casting an eye over the centre-half in recent weeks and it is believed they could make a move in January.

But the North Londoners will face competition from Italian duo Udinese and Fiorentina who are also apparently showing plenty of interest for the £6.9million-rated stopper.

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