Transfer rumours - Arsenal to rival Spurs for PSG striker, Liverpool and AVB keen on new Zlatan

Lavezzi wants a transfer to help secure his place in Argentina's team. Photo: PA

The January window is fast approaching and Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas is desperately searching for answers to his team's lack of goals.

AVB faces competition from Arsenal in his pursuit of Ezequiel Lavezzi. The PSG striker is keen for a move to secure his place at next summer's World Cup (Express)

Meanwhile, Valmir Barisha, the 17 year-old Swedish wonder-kid dubbed "the new Zlatan" claims to have received offers from four English clubs including Liverpool and Spurs (Aftonbladet)

Jermain Defoe has agreed a £90,000 a week deal to join MLS side Toronto in January, who are managed by his former team-mate Ryan Nelsen (Mirror)

Napoli manager Rafael Benitez could do Man City a favour by taking midfield flop Javi Garcia of their hands (talkSPORT)

And finally, reports in Spain suggest Arsenal are already in advanced talks with Real Betis winger Alvaro Vadillo (Punto Pelota)