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Etienne Capoue in to replace Scott Parker; Tottenham line up young central defender. #THFC #QPR #FRA #ENG
Andre Villas-Boas' overhaul of Tottenham Hotspur's senior squad is to include the recruitment of a young central defender in addition to France international Etienne Capoue. The Premier League club has gazumped Cardiff City's efforts to sign Capoue by agreeing a to fee with Toulouse for the versatile defensive midfielder.
Though the 6-foot-2 Capoue is a capable central defender, Villas-Boas does not plan to use a player he has tracked for several years to cover for injuries that could see both Jan Vertonghen and Michael Dawson miss the start of the English league season. Instead, Tottenham intend to bring in a young defender to replace Steven Caulker; sold to Cardiff at the end of last month.
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