Tottenham are reportedly close to beating their north London
to the signing of William Saliba for £26.9million.
Saint-Etienne centre-back Saliba has been heavily linked with Arsenal this summer, with reports previously indicating that the 18-year-old was set to join the Gunners prior to being loaned back to the French side for the season.
However, as reported by RMC Sport
, Tottenham are now ahead of Arsenal in the battle to sign the France
The report indicates that Tottenham have made an offer of £26.9m excluding bonuses for Saliba.
A meeting is set to take place on Saturday, when Tottenham will look to finalise a deal for Saliba.
Saliba, who made 16 appearances in Ligue 1 last season, has vast potential and looks set for a very bright future.
Toby Alderweireld, who is into the final year of his contract, has been linked with a move away from Tottenham, with the centre-back having been linked with Manchester United and Roma.