T ransfer news: Spurs eye up Kelly for Van de Ven

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Tottenham will target a left-sided centre-back in January after learning the extent of Micky van de Ven's injury, with Bournemouth's English defender Lloyd Kelly, 25, of interest. (Standard)

Van de Ven could be out until January at the earliest with the hamstring injury that forced him off in Spurs' 4-1 defeat by Chelsea on Monday. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Tottenham target Serhou Guirassy is open to a Premier League move and the 27-year-old Guinea striker, who is being monitored by several clubs, is available for £15m in January because of a release clause in his Stuttgart contract. (Guardian)

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