Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel has reiterated his desire to keep reported Tottenham target Sven Bender at the Westfalenstadion.
Bender has been linked with Arsenal and Manchester United in the past and is reported to be among Spurs' targets for the summer, but Tuchel is not ready to plan for life without the midfielder.
"Sven Bender is a leader," the Dortmund boss told reporters. "He is a constant in the squad.
"It's a pleasure to work with him, because he is a total team player. So we are very happy with him and we are planning with him."
The Sunday People, meanwhile, reports that Spurs could face competition from Manchester City for another of their targets, West Brom striker Saido Berahino.
The Baggies are said to want £25million for the 21-year-old, a valuation which may put the north Londoners off.