Tottenham are ready to slap in an offer for Brescia midfielder Bartosz Salamon.

The 20 year-old Pole is tipped for big things and is a favourite of Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola.

Spurs hope to steal a march on all rivals by making a £3.5 million offer for Salamon in January. Intermediaries say that would be enough to convince Brescia to part with their star youngster.< p> Tottenham have already been active in the Italian youth transfer market this season with the loan capture of Juventus midfielder Iago Falque.