The Belgium worldwide has been left out of the Spurs squad for the Champions League last 16 first leg trip to Juventus, with The Daily Telegraph suggesting the omission throws his future into major doubt.
Some of the recent transfer speculation involving Chelsea...
However, the 28-year-old's future in north London is in doubt as he has just 18 months left to run on his current contract and Spurs are no closer to tying him down to an extension.
Given that is more than affordable for the likes of Real, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea, Spurs need to get him tied to new terms soon or cash in on him this summer, when they will still be able to demand an adequately hefty fee.
KP Sharma Oli becomes Nepal PM for second time
It must be noted that the Deuba-led Nepali Congress (NC) stood third in the historic parliamentary and provincial assembly polls. The final Cabinet Meeting of the incumbent government is now underway at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar.
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has agreed a deal to join Besiktas at the end of the season.
- Erik Lamela would consider a move to Inter Milan, says TalkSport.
MAN CITY CLOSE TO FRED DEALThis has been coming for quite some time but The Times now claim that "Manchester City are close to completing a £50million deal for the Brazilian midfielder Fred", though of course he can not join until the summer. The 36-year-old has struggled with injuries this season and hasn't played for Mourinho's side since the 2-2 draw with Burnley on Boxing Day.