Etienne Capouei of France and Toulouse (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
The North London rivalry of Arsenal and Tottenham has been just as fiery in the transfer market lately as it has at either the Emirates of White Hart Lane. The most recent reports from TalkSport on Oct.
We've already seen that Spurs have been strongly linked with Rennes' French international
midfielder Yann M'Vila but it's also being claimed that the club had another defensive midfielder
watched at the weekend.
24 year old Toulouse player Étienne Capoue was in action against Montpelier the night before
scouts supposedly watched M'Vila but the story which seems to have originated from the Metro
newspaper may be wide of the mark in claiming that Capoue is the club's top target.
Intense transfer speculation is revolving around the Bundesliga with names such as Gotze, Tasci,
Reus and Vidal dominating scout reports. After a strong 2010 World Cup campaign revitalised with
the presence of several young talents, it's no surprise that the attention has transferred to
Europe's most populated country.