Zenit St Petersburg are in talks with Tottenham for midfielder Sandro.

Former Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas is a big fan of the Brazil international and wants to bring him to Russia for the new season.

Napoli chief Riccardo Bigon has also made enquiries, but Gazzetta dello Sport says negotiations between Spurs and Zenit are at an advanced stage.

Spurs are seeking £20 million for Sandro, which won't be a problem for big spending Zenit.

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