The snaps: Etienne Capoue spotted at White Hart Lane for Spurs v Espanyol friendly

It has been confirmed by Toulouse and been all over the French and English newspapers and football websites over recent days.

Tottenham, meanwhile, have to wait until the deal is officially sealed to announce that they have signed French midfielder Etienne Capoue.

Nevertheless, Capoue was at White Hart Lane on Saturday to watch Tottenham’s 1-1 friendly draw with Espanyol.

Various pictures are nor cropping up on the social networks, two of which are below, showing the new Spurs signing watch his team play their final pre-season friendly.

No one spotted Gareth Bale though…