Tottenham supporters enjoy their fair share of transfer speculation, but even these two reports are arguably a bit much for them to believe.
While there is no doubt that Mauricio Pochettino will always be monitoring the market to try and strengthen his squad, he’s been linked with what would be a shock transfer.
According to The Daily Mail, the Argentine tactician wants to take Arsenal defender Calum Chambers to White Hart Lane, with the 22-year-old currently on loan at Middlesbrough.
The pair previously worked together at Southampton and so there is an obvious link there, but ultimately it would be a major surprise to see the Gunners sell to their bitter rivals even though Chambers has struggled to secure a future at the Emirates.
With time on his side though, he’ll hope that his loan spell at Boro boosts his confidence and helps him develop his game to return to Arsenal and give Arsene Wenger another option in defence. However, it could be very different if Pochettino’s interest is legitimate.
Elsewhere, and perhaps even more bizarrely, it’s claimed that Chelsea have reached an agreement to sign Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko.
The French international has been bitterly disappointing this season since his £30m move from Newcastle United, with Pochettino criticising him publicly and rarely starting him.
However, that hasn’t put off Chelsea by the sounds of things, with Spanish TV station Telecinco claiming that the Blues are keen on snapping him up for around £12-18m at the end of the season, as reported by The Express.
These are both really bizarre moves, even though there is arguably some sense in the Sissoko move as Antonio Conte looks to bolster his midfield options and could possibly do with a powerful and attacking addition to the squad.
Nevertheless, the Frenchman hasn’t set the league alight with Spurs, and from their perspective they will likely welcome the possible interest from their rivals.