Tottenham are preparing a bid for Standard Liege striker Michy Batshuayi.

The Daily Mail says the Belgium Under 21 international has been linked with Arsenal, Everton and Swansea already this summer.

However, Spurs chief Daniel Levy is ready to make a bid for the highly-rated frontman, who has an £8million release clause, depending on Mauricio Pochettino's approval.

Levy is confident of completing a deal for Pochettino, 42, to replace Tim Sherwood, preferring the Southampton boss to Ajax chief Frank de Boer.

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