White Hart Lane side target January additions.
Tottenham are preparing a possible January bid for Shakhtar Donetsk attacking midfielder Douglas Costa according to Sports Direct News.
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The 23 year old has been in good form this term and is seen by Andre Villas-Boas as a wide attacking option who could challenge the likes of Erik Lamela, Nacer Chadli and Andros Townsend for a spot in the White Hart Lane starting eleven.
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Costa can play in a variety of positions and it’s this adaptability that could well have sparked the interest of Spurs boss Villas-Boas.
The former Gremio man is yet to win a senior Brazilian national team cap and may feel a high-profile move to Tottenham could help in the pursuit of international recognition, not least as he’d be lining up alongside compatriots Sandro and Paulinho at the North London club.
Villas-Boas invested upwards of £100m in his squad over the summer but that sum was more than covered by funds accrued from player sales and as such the Portuguese manager will expect to be able to spend on new signings in January.
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