Tottenham’s only transfer business this summer has seen Kyle Walker leave for Manchester City in a £50m deal and Mauricio Pochettino will be eager to kick-start his summer spending as soon as possible with less than a month to run before the end of the transfer window.

Looking to improve his attack, Pochettino is believed to be looking into signing £17.5m-rated Germany international attacking midfielder Max Meyer from Schalke.

The 21-year-old is expected to leave the Bundesliga club this summer with his contract expiring at the end of next season and showing no signs of penning an extension, but Liverpool and Arsenal have also been linked with the playmaker.

Meyer isn’t the only player on Tottenham’s radar as they look to fend off competition from Crystal Palace to land 22-year-old Genoa striker Giovanni Simeone.

Simeone scored 13 goals in his debut season in Serie A last season, putting him on Spurs’ radar to come and compete with Harry Kane in North London, but he may cost £18m.

Spurs are eager to sign both Meyer and Simeone in a double-deal potentially worth as much as £35.5m as they look to revamp their attacking options before the start of the Premier League season.