Tottenham are chasing Barcelona defender Carles Puyol.

Juande Ramos is thought to be keen to strengthen his defence as he continues to reshape his White Hart Lane squad.

And according to Sky Sports News Spurs representatives are in Spain to discuss a move with the Barcelona captain.

Puyol has made 58 appearances for Spain and played in the 2002 and 2006 World Cup finals.

Ramos has also been linked with an approach for Middlesbrough defender Jonathan Woodgate as he attempts to find an experienced centre-back to bring to North London.