Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood has told sporting director Franco Baldini that he wants more British blood in his squad, reports The Daily Mail.
The club are short of a striker following the departure of Jermain Defoe and only have one left-back in Danny Rose.
The ex-Tottenham player wants to put his stamp on the squad by introducing more homegrown talent in to his ranks.
Recently Tottenham have spent a large amount of money on foreign players, spending over £100 million last window while selling 4 British players in that window.
Tim Sherwood has shown his intent to progress home grown talent when promoting Nabil Bentaleb from the reserves up to a regular first team player.
Despite Baldini's wide range of contacts in the European market Sherwood is keen for Scouts to be working on more domestic missions.
Sherwood is also considering bringing England U21 star, Tom Carroll back from his loan spell at QPR this month.
Meanwhile, Spurs will hold talks with Metropolitan Police chief's before Wednesdays clash with Manchester City after three Spurs fans were charged with racially aggravated offences for using the word 'Yid'.
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