How Spurs will line up with Aurier and Llorente

Ross Barkley remains sidelined until at least December

Tottenham Hotspur are confident of gazumping Chelsea's bid for Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente, sources have told ESPN FC.

Which has been a running theme for Chelsea this summer, having seen Romelu Lukaku and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain taken from under their noses by Manchester United and Liverpool.

Finally, the Guardian report that Chelsea will look to sign Ross Barkley from Everton.

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However, Chelsea are expected to match the offer and then it will be down to the two clubs to convince the Spaniard of where he wants to play.

The 26-year-old has regularly been touted as a possible target for Real Madrid in recent years but the attacker appears to be fully committed at Chelsea.

Though there may be a freaky aspect to these deals falling through in swift succession, the likelihood is each player probably realised that if they came to Stamford Bridge they might find it hard to break into the first team.

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Spurs fans seem pleased with their summer business... The odds have been slashed on the striker joining Chelsea this morning; he's now just 1/6 to make the move before tomorrow's deadline.

The former Spain global has also been linked to Premier League champions Chelsea, where he would become a backup striker to their big money summer signing, Alvaro Morata.

Tottenham completed two key signings on transfer deadline day by hiring the services of Ivorian defender Serge Aurier and Spanish forward Fernando Llorente.

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