Willian and Erik Lamela both set to join Spurs, according to reports

Paul Frederiksen-USA TODAY Sport

In what looks set to possibly the most sensational switch of the offseason so far, a BBC journalist has claimed that Spurs are about to use the money from a hypothetical Bale deal to land Willian and Erik Lamela in one fell swoop.

So, some things happened this morning.

The above tweet has been corroborated by a report in the Daily Star, another in the Telegraph, and another at Goal.com. The consensus seems to be that Tottenham have as reported pipped Liverpool to the signing of Willian, who will have a medical in the next 24 hours, whilst Technical Director Franco Baldini is putting the finishing touches to a deal for Argentinian forward Lamela.

Inevitably, if this pair of deal proceeds as reported, expect the transfer of Gareth Bale to Real Madrid to be finalised within the next few days. Both of these players operate largely out of the advanced positions Bale plays in and will be expected to slot in and provide attacking impetus in his stead, for starters, and perhaps more importantly bringing in both will cost a good chunk of change. Galacticos player-sale change, you might say.

Nail down your movable furniture and head to the basement. A tropical news storm is about to hit North London.

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