• Spurs set to beat West Ham to 18-month loan for 21-year-old
• Midfielder also linked with Everton and Manchester United
Tottenham have moved to finalise an 18-month loan for Gedson Fernandes and are confident they will be able to confirm his signing next week. The club acted after the 21-year-old Benfica midfielder was offered to them by Jorge Mendes, the agent who has historical links to their manager, José Mourinho. Mendes recently started to work with Fernandes.