By Sami Mokbel for MailOnline
Published: 14:00 BST, 29 September 2020 | Updated: 14:28 BST, 29 September 2020
Tottenham are set to turn their attentions to Antonio Rudiger as their move for Milan Skriniar stalls.
Rudiger, Sportsmail understands, is emerging as a serious alternative to Inter Milan defender Skriniar as Jose Mourinho looks to bolster his options in central defence.
Historically Chelsea have shown a reluctance to sell players to their direct Premier League rivals - but there is a sense they would consider allowing Rudiger to leave for their Spurs provided the deal suited them.
Antonio Rudiger has fallen out of favour and is well down Frank Lampard's pecking order
Rudiger hasn't been in the squad for three of Chelsea's four games and Spurs are interested
Rudiger's days under Chelsea boss Frank Lampard are numbered after being frozen out during the start of the season.
The Germany international hasn't played a single minute of club football