Tottenham are planning a summer move for Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke.

The People says Benteke is being lined up for a summer switch to White Hart Lane - although Tottenham could make a shock swoop this month.

Boss Tim Sherwood and supremo Daniel Levy are focused on landing Aston Villa's big Belgian, who was a target in last summer's spending spree at Spurs.

But Villa hung on to their main ­danger man and cannot afford to let him go in this window, with Paul Lambert facing a fight for Premier League survival.

Tottenham are prepared to offer cash plus players straight away, but they know their best chance is in the summer.

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