TOTTENHAM are monitoring Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot while he continues to flop in Serie A.
Maurizio Sarri’s midfield options are crowded to say the least and the Frenchman is yet to impress in Turin having arrived as a major summer signing.
Juventus are paying him around £135,000-a-week but he has returned zero goals or assists in five appearances since arriving from Paris Saint-Germain.
Perhaps there is an argument to be made that he was always going to need time having been outcast for so long in Paris, but such luxuries are not always on offer at the Old Lady.
Therefore Calciomercato name Spurs as one team seriously thinking about a January move for Rabiot.
The North London club are no strangers to this sort of speculation, joining Manchester United and Barcelona in scrapping for his signature in the summer.
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Fresh reports name Christian Eriksen as a potential part of a deal for Rabiot, the Danish playmaker’s contract expiring at the end of the season.
There is still time for him to impress Sarri but there is a sense opportunities are running low.
The Juve coach made the controversial decision to drop Emre Can from his Champions League squad amid a backlog of midfield options.
And January’s refresh of who can appear in Europe may see Rabiot swapped out.
Sarri can rely on Miralem Pjanic, Aaron Ramsey and Rodrigo Bentacur should the Frenchman be swiftly moved on.
Sami Khedira and Blaise Matuidi have also kept their spots in the team despite initial thoughts Sarri would ditch them.
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