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Tottenham sign Benjamin Stambouli from Montpellier

Benjamin Stambouli, Montpellier Credit: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

Tottenham have announced the signing of Benjamin Stambouli from Montpellier. A fee was agreed for Stambouli on Saturday and the 24-year-old midfielder completed his switch to White Hart Lane on Monday after passing a medical

The former France Under-21 international is Spurs' sixth signing of the summer after the arrivals of Federico Fazio, DeAndre Yedlin, Ben Davies, Michel Vorm and Eric Dier.

More players exit Spurs

Spurs striker Jonathan Obika has signed permanently for Swindon Town, where he made five appearances on loan in 2011. The 23-year-old came through the youth ranks at Tottenham but struggled to make an impact in the first-team

Jonathan Obika Credit: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

Two other players on their way out of White Hart Lane are youngsters Tomislav Gomelt and Souleymane Coulibaly, who have both moved to Bari. Gomelt, 19, joins the Italian Serie B side on a season-long loan while Coulibaly, also 19, has signed permanently.

Hull to move for West Ham's Mo Diame?

Various sources saying Hull are in for West Ham's Mo Diame

West Ham United's Mo Diame - a target for Hull? Credit: Nigel French/PA Wire.

And, the Guardian are reporting that both Arsenal and Spurs are interested in Manchester City's Serbian defender Matija Nastastic.

Could Manchester City's Matija Nastasic be on his way to a London club? Credit: Jeff Holmes/PA Archive/Press Association Images


Tottenham winger 'not on way to Saints'

Tottenham winger Andros Townsend is not one of the players Southampton are looking to sign on deadline day, Press Association Sport are reporting. The England international has been strongly-linked with a move to St Mary's, with reports he could be involved in a deal which would see Jay Rodriguez go the other way.

Southampton are apparently not planning to sign Andros Townsend today Credit: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

However, it is understood Townsend is no longer one of the players Southampton are looking at, although they remain keen to bring in a winger. It is understood the only players leaving St Mary's will be fringe players, with the club remaining firm in their stance that the likes of Rodriguez and Morgan Schneiderlin, of interest to Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs, are not for sale.

Jay Rodriguez - "not for sale" Credit: Chris Ison/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Spurs look for three wins in a row

Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier Credit: Nigel French/EMPICS Sport

Spurs face their biggest challenge of the season so far, when they take on Liverpool later today at White Hart Lane.

After two impressive wins they'll be hoping for a third, which could see them regain their position at the top. However, they'll have some tough opposition from Liverpool as both Adam Lallana and Mario Balotelli are expected to debut for The Reds.

Fan fury over West Ham vs Tottenham ticket prices

Fans could end up paying as much £77 to watch West Ham United's first game of the season against London Tottenham Hotspur. This weekend's game at Upton Park is a Category A fixture. It means cheapest ticket for members £50 and non-members £55.

Upton Park in east London Credit: PA

But the most expensive is £77, with the booking fee included. It's left some fans wondering how supporters can be charged so much.

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