Tottenham retain interest in Norwich's Max Aarons and RB Leipzig's Nordi Mukiele

Max Aarons
Image: Max Aarons was of interest to Spurs in the summer after they sold Kieran Trippier

Tottenham remain interested in Norwich's Max Aarons and RB Leipzig's Nordi Mukiele as they look to strengthen at right-back.

Spurs were keen on Aarons in the summer after they sold Kieran Trippier to Atletico Madrid and were looking at Mukiele before he joined Leipzig from Montpellier in 2018.

The club have continued to monitor the development of both players and right full-back has become a priority for new head coach Jose Mourinho, with his team leaking goals in the Premier League.

Southampton beat Tottenham
2:28
FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from Southampton's win against Tottenham in the Premier League

They face competition for Aarons, however, with Everton, West Ham and Arsenal joining the 19-year-old's list of admirers - and he would be available for around £30m.

The Gunners are not willing to splash out on big transfer fees, however, having spent around £150m on new players in the summer, with new additions described as "unlikely".

Nordi Mukiele
Image: Spurs were looking at Nordi Mukiele before he joined Leipzig from Montpellier in 2018

Reports the former England youth international Aarons, who has played all but two of Norwich's games this season and was the EFL's Young Player of the Year last term, will cost up to £45m are understood to be wide of the mark.

France U21 international Mukiele, meanwhile, has impressed at right-back for Leipzig as they have stormed to the top of the Bundesliga this season and they are keen to keep hold of their best players in pursuit of a first German league title.

Also See:

Harry Kane 1:39
Jose Mourinho is braced for 'bad news' on Harry Kane's hamstring injury and admits the forward is 'irreplaceable'

Their centre-back Dayot Upamecano has been linked with Arsenal and striker Timo Werner has been mooted as a striker target for Chelsea.

How to follow the January transfer window

Sky Sports will bring you the very latest news from the January transfer market with the return of three shows.

Start your day with Good Morning Transfers at 9am as our team of reporters bring you the latest news and insight. Transfer Talk then follows at midday delivering analysis of the biggest stories. Then join us at 7pm for the definitive round-up of the day's news with The Transfer Show.

The Transfer Talk podcast will also be back with more expert analysis from here and across the continent.

And as well as tuning into Sky Sports News, don't miss a thing with our Transfer Centre blog.

New Year, same Super 6!

New Year, same Super 6!

FREE TO PLAY: Do not miss your chance to land the £250,000 jackpot for the sixth time this season.

Around Sky