TRANSFER DEADLINE: Spurs turn attention to Forlan

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ATLETICO Madrid striker Diego Forlan is the subject of a £17m bid from Tottenham, according to

Forlan, 31, won the Golden Ball at last summer’s World Cup as he captained Uruguay to a semi-final place.

Spurs manager Harry Redknapp earlier today denied his club were in the running to sign a striker, but it now appears they may be looking for a replacement for Robbie Keane, who joined West Ham on loan yesterday.

They had earlier been linked with moves for Andy Carroll, Giuseppe Rossi, Alvaro Negredo and Fernando Llorente.