Tottenham are getting a clear run at Lyon fullback Aly Cissokho.
Spurs have been battling Napoli for the France international.
But Azzurri president Aurelio de Laurentiis declared: "On the left side, we have considered many solutions before Balzaretti.
"Cissokho is not one of these solutions."For all the latest football news go to tribalfootball.com.