Tottenham are being linked with an audacious move for new Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers.

The London Evening Standard says Spurs are understood to be planning beyond Harry Redknapp's tenure.

Chairman Daniel Levy was keen on Rodgers taking over in the event of a vacancy and there were even suggestions Spurs could make an audacious move to extract Rodgers from Anfield just days into his Liverpool reign, given he was thought to be seriously interested in the Tottenham position had it been available.

Liverpool would strongly rebuff any such approach.