Tottenham are thought to be in talks to sign Dnipro winger Yevhen Konoplyanka, who was wanted by Liverpool in January.
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Tottenham head coach Tim Sherwood has played down reports that a deal is close for Dnipro winger Yevhen Konoplyanka.
Konoplyanka was linked with moves to Liverpool and Tottenham during the January transfer window and Dnipro president Ihor Kolomoyskyi has claimed he is talking to Spurs chairman Daniel Levy and that a deal could be close to being concluded
But Sherwood says there is ‘nothing definitive’ concerning the 24-year-old, adding no players will join the club unless he sanctions it.
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"Konoplyanka is certainly one who’s being talked about, but nothing definitive," said Sherwood, who was given an 18-month deal in December and fully expects to be in charge next season, despite speculation linking Louis van Gaal with the Spurs job.
"I think we have to make sure we see a lot more of these guys before they come in, not just the highlights, because we’ve got to make sure we do our recruitment job on them.