Tottenham Hotspur: 7 French Players Laurent Blanc Should Sign

If the French manager gets the job, here's a few of his national stars he should consider bringing with him to White Hart Lane...

1. Mathieu Debuchy

Position: Right Back Club: Lille Probable Value: £7m With Newcastle already sniffing about, amid rumours of a rebuffed £4m offer, and a host of other clubs now interested in the Lille full-back after some impressive performances for France at Euro 2012, it looks like pastures new are beckoning for the 26 year old who has been at his current club for 18 years. Originally playing as a deep-lying playmaker, Debuchy's attacking prowess is a major element of his play, though he is as comfortable defending, and would offer an exciting attacking threat from deeper positions. Whether Blanc or whoever replaces him would deem the right-back position a necessary area of development with Kyle Walker impressing for large parts of last season remains to be seen, but Vedran Corluka's desire to leave White Hart Lane means the team will certainly be short of options at full-back should Walker suffer further injuries.

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