Tottenham Hotspur are considering a loan approach for Lyon striker Lisandro Lopez, according to French newspaper L'Equipe. The former FC Porto forward has six goals from 16 Ligue 1 appearances this season.
The 29-year-old Argentine also interested Italian champions Juventus. However, following the Turin club's signing of ex-Chelsea and Real Madrid striker Nicolas Anelka, it is believed the Bianconeri are no longer interested in Lisandro.
Spurs have only two first team strikers - Togo's Emmanuel Adebayor, who is away on international duty, and England international Jermain Defoe.
Andre Villas-Boas did hint earlier in the month he would sign a third striker. But then again, the ex-Chelsea boss has also hinted at the reverse. However, considering a number of strikers are still linked with the White Hart Lane club, including Brazil's Leandro Damiao, Spain's Alvaro Negredo and Lisandro's team mate, Bafetimbi Gomis, it would appear AVB is looking to reinforce his attacking options.
And it may not be a bad move either. Spurs may be fourth in the Premier League and occupying the final qualifying spot for Champions League football next season but they have won only one league game in 2013 so far, with the last three matches ending in draws. Moreover, in those four games, they've scored only five goals.
The signing of a third striker will not necessarily mean the end of either Defoe or Adebayor's time at White Hart Lane but will give the club depth and the players competition to maintain top form through a league campaign.
QPR for Bentley
Meanwhile, ex-Spurs boss Harry Redknapp is reportedly interested in bringing wide man David Bentley to Loftus Road. Redknapp, who now manages Premier League strugglers QPR, has also been linked with two other fringe players from the north London club - Andros Townsend and Jermaine Jenas. The Sun reports that all these moves will likely be loan deals.