White Hot Lines  

This page gives you a diary of events as they have happened at the club. 
News of current and former players will be included, as well as any other Spurs related story, rumour or innuendo.


 

Tuesday 04.08.20
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Monday 03.08.20
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RUMOURS : -  AS Roma are reported to be the leading club for the signature of Jan Vertonghen..   


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Sunday 02.08.20
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RUMOURS : -   Spurs are said to be thinking over a move for 32 year old relegated Watford captain Troy Deeney as back-up for Harry Kane according to the Daily Mail,  while Leeds United are the latest club to join Tottenham, West Ham United London, Newcastle United, Leicester City and Crystal Palace in considering a move for relegated AFC Bournemouth's Welsh winger David Brooks.  Having signed Alfie Devine from Wigan Athletic, Spurs are being linked to another product of the relegated club's academy, with 18 year old forward Sean McGurk rumoured to be interesting them, as well as Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion.  23-year old right back Zeki Celik of Lille is interesting Spurs, Leicester City and Everton, with the Merseyside club said to have already made an offer for the Turkish international.  The Daily Mail report that Tottenham may be willing to let Danny Rose for free if Leeds United can match his GBP65,000 a week wages, as Newcastle United look unlikely to make his loan permanent and the club are keen to remove him from the wage bill if he is not part of Jose Mourinho's plans.  West Ham United London are said to be planning a last-minute move for Kyle Walker-Peters, who is interesting South Coast Big Club, to provide competition at right-back for former Spurs defender Ryan Fredericks.


OTHER NEWS ... Harrogate Town will take their place in the Football league for the first time next season after winning the National League play-off against Notts. County this afternoon ...

Saturday 01.08.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  Troy Parrott has joined Millwall on loan for the 2020-21 season.

RUMOURS : -  AC Milan are reported to be willing to offer 15 million Euros for Serge Aurier.   

EUROPA LEAGUE : -  With the FA Cup being won today, the result puts Spurs into the second qualifying round of the competition, which consists of a one-legged tie on September 17th.  The third qualifying round (another one-off game) will take place on September 24th and the qualifying play-off is on October 1st as another one-legged match.


OTHER NEWS ... Harry Kewell has been appointed as the new manager of Oldham Athletic ...  Paul Cook resigned as manager of Wigan Athletic today  ...  Eddie Howe left his post as Bournemouth manager today by mutual consent  ... 

Friday 31.07.20
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RUMOURS : -   Internazionale are keen to sign Tanguy Ndombele, with a proposed swap involving Milan Skriniar being rumoured, but there are conflicting reports about whether the clubs are actually in talks about the move, but some sources say that Tottenham have decided not to sell the French international midfielder.  It is widely reported that Teenage striker Troy Parrott will join Millwall on loan next season.  Leeds United are interested in signing Danny Rose for GBP5 million.   

UNDER-23s : -  Released by Spurs, Jonathan Dinzeyi is said to be having a trial at QPR.

EX-SPURS : -   Central defender Grant Hall has joined Middlesbrough after becoming a free agent at the end of his contract at QPR..


OTHER NEWS ... Aitor Karanka has been appointed as the new manager of Birmingham City  ...  Dino Maamria has been sacked as manager of Oldham Athletic  ...   Sheffield Wednesday will start next season on -12 points after a punishment form the FA for not abiding by the spending requirements and selling their Hillsborough ground to the club's owners to balance the books ... 

Thursday 30.07.20
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RUMOURS : -  Internazionale will go for Tanguy Ndombele or Moussa Sissoko as their Plan B if they fail to sign N'golo Kante from Chelsea.


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Wednesday 29.07.20
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RUMOURS : -  Spurs are linked with a move for 23 year old Colombian FC Porto winger Luis Diaz.  Internazionale are interested in signing Tanguy Ndombele.  In Italy they say that Spurs may swap Erik Lamela for Internazionale's Ivan Perisic.  Tottenham are being linked with Arsenal and Leicester City for the GBP18 million one year loan deal for Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho.


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Tuesday 28.07.20
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RUMOURS : -  Oliver Skipp may be loaned out next season with a number of clubs including Fulham, Burnley, South Coast Big Club, Reading and Nottingham Forest are interested in his services and the same may give Troy Parrott some playing time next season, with Millwall said to be leading the chase for the Irish international.  Juan Foyth is interesting Leeds United, who may be willing to pay GBP15 million.  Everton are said to be keen on signing free agent Jan Vertonghen, but as he has made clear he fancies a move to another country, I am not sure Merseyside falls into that category.

UNDER-18s : -  Spurs have confirmed the signing of 15 year old Alfie Devine from Wigan Athletic, who will take his place in the Under-18 Academy squad.


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Monday 27.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   As the contracts of Jan Vertonghen and Michel Vorm expire and they leave the club, Japhet Tanganga signs a new deal that will take him through to 2025 with Spurs.

RUMOURS : -  Fernando Llorente is being linked with a return to Spurs as back up for Harry Kane.   

UNDER-23s : -  Development squad players Rayan Clarke, Jonathan Dinzeyi, Tariq Hinds, Phoenix Patterson, Maxwell Statham and Maximus Tainio have all been made free agents at the end of their contracts.

GOAL OF THE SEASON : -  Heung-Min Son has won the Match of the Day Goal of the Season for his amazing long run and finish against Burnley at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.   


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Sunday 26.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham drew 1-1 with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park this afternoon, thus ending the season in sixth place and qualifying for the Europa League.  For a match report click here.

RUMOURS : -  Spurs are reported in the Sun on Sunday to be chasing the signing of Callum Wilson of AFC Bournemouth if the Dorset side get relegated, with the England international being available for as little as GBP10 million.  Tottenham may look to Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare if the links with South Coast Big Club's Danish international Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg come to nothing, but he may cost GBP50 million.  Linked with Spurs back in January, speculation that Nelson Semedo might be a summer transfer target is growing amid stories that he has been placed on the transfer list by Barcelona.   


OTHER NEWS ...  AFC Bournemouth and Watford were relegated from the Premier League today ...   ...   

Saturday 25.07.20
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RUMOURS : -   Not a lot of new speculation about potential signings today, as the focus is on the final match of the season, however, it is rumoured that Spurs have been offered Leicester City forward Islam Slimani, who is no Fernando Llorente.   

EX-SPURS : -  Former Spurs defender Chris Gunter has been released by Reading.


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Friday 24.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Dele Alli and Eric Dier are both in contention for a place in the side at Crystal Palace on Sunday, while Tanguy Ndombele misses out with injury.

RUMOURS : -   Jose Mourinho confirmed that tactical analyst Ricardo Formosinho is to leave the club in the summer and his replacement as assistant coach will be someone with history with the club.  This prompted speculation that it might be Robbie Keane or Ryan Mason, but the strong favourite is Ledley King. It is also rumoured that Spurs are looking to bring in one of Ben Foster of Watford, Fulham keeper Marcus Bettinelli or Bournemouth's Aaron Ramsdale to give competition to Hugo Lloris and Paulo Gazzaniga.  Tottenham, Everton and Manchester United are showing interest in Bayern Munich's Croatian midfielder Ivan Perisic,  QPR are keen to make Luke Amos a permanent signing after his season long loan at Loftus Road, GBP27 million rated Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti looks like leaving with Spurs and Arsenal linked with a move for him and VfL Bochum striker Armel Bella-Kotchap is being mentioned as a GBP4.5 million target for Tottenham and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

SEASON 2020-2021 : -  The Premier League have announced that next season will kick off on 12th September and end on 23rd May 2021.


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Thursday 23.07.20
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RUMOURS : -  The Daily Express links Spurs with a GBP30 million move for Aston Villa and England defender Tyrone Mings.

UNDER-18s : -  Bournemouth have announced the signing of defensive midfielder Ferdinand Okoh, who was released by Spurs.


OTHER NEWS ...  Huddersfield Town announced Carlos Corberan as their new manager ...   ...   

Wednesday 22.07.20
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RUMOURS : -   Coming out of Italy are unfounded rumours that Internazionale want to swap Marcelo Brozovic for Tanguy Ndombele.   Tottenham are reportedly lining up a GBP14.5 million offer for Real Madrid striker Lucas Vazquez.


OTHER NEWS ... West Bromwich Albion secured promotion to the Premier League tonight  ...  Charlton Athletic, Hull City and Wigan Athletic (subject to their appeal against the 12 point deduction for going into administration) were all relegated to League One after tonight's games  ...   

Tuesday 21.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  Eric Dier signed a new contract taking him through to 2024 today.

RUMOURS : -   Jose Mourinho is keen on AS Roma's 21 year old midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo, but are 10 million Euros short of the Serie A club's asking price of 60-70 million Euros.  With Everton supposedly having agreed terms with the South Coast Big Club and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, the Daily Mail claim they might turn to Gareth Bale to return to the Lane.  The Daily Express say that Spurs have been given a 48 hour deadline to increase their offer above Everton's for Danish midfielder Hojbjerg.   Online rumours surround Tottenham's interest in Schalke 04's 19 year old midfielder Can Bozdogan.   


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Monday 20.07.20
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RUMOURS : -  Tottenham are in competition with Liverpool for Beijing Guoan defender Kim Min-Jae, who is rated at GBP15 million (with Spurs having had two offers rejected already) and GBP75 million rated Lille striker Victor Osimhen.   

UNDER-18s : -   Academy goalkeeper Isak Solberg has signed his first professional contract with Tottenham.


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Sunday 19.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham beat Leicester City 3-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this afternoon. Click here for a match report..

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OTHER NEWS ...  Huddersfield Town have sacked Danny Cowley as their manager  ...  Watford sacked manager Nigel Pearson today  ...   

Saturday 18.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Contract talks between Spurs and Japhet Tanganga are reported to have "stalled" with the club offering only GBP15,000 a week to the 21 year old defender, although it is stated in an article that the club are confident of reaching an agreement with Tanganga.

RUMOURS : -   Spurs are being continually linked with moves for Atalanta defender Timothy Castagne, SS Lazio striker Ardakiusz Milik, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg of South Coast Big Club and  South Korean central defender Kim Min-Jae.   


OTHER NEWS ... Tranmere Rovers have promoted assistant manager Mike Jackson to be the full-time manager at the Prenton Park club ...  Leeds United have won The Championship title after Brentford lost to Stoke City ...   

Friday 17.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Oliver Skipp signed a new deal with Tottenham that will run until 2014.
TEAM NEWS : -  Dele Alli, Tanguy Ndombele and Juan Foyth will miss the game with Leicester City on Sunday with injury, while Eric Dier will serve the final game of his four match ban.  Lucas Moura has a knock and is a doubt for the match and Serge Aurier has returned to France after the death of his brother and the decision to play against Leicester City will be left to the player.

RUMOURS : -   Spurs are close to completing the signing of 15 year old former Liverpool Academy midfielder Alfie Devine from Wigan Athletic for a reported fee of GBP500,000 and Spurs have designs on signing Demarai Gray from Leicester City; Sevilla's Brazilian defender Diego Carlos is a target for Spurs and Manchester City in the coming transfer window; Middlesbrough's 19 year old right back Djed Spence is being linked with a move to Spurs with a fee of GBP10 million quoted; in Spain they claim that Valencia are looking to sell Geoffrey Kondogbia, who ahs been linked with Tottenham; the move for South Korean central defender Kim Min-Jae for GBP15.4 million from Beijing Goan is reportedly close to completion; The Evening Standard writes that Serge Aurier does not intend to extend his contract which expires in two years time and will look to move on in the summer; Spurs are keen on signing Marseille midfielder Morgan Sanson ahead of many other English clubs who are keen on the 25 year old who might cost around GBP31.8 million; Everton, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Spurs are all looking at Schalke 04's 21 year old USA international midfielder Weston McKennie for around GBP 18million.


OTHER NEWS ... Leeds United won promotion to the Premier League tonight, as West Bromwich Albion lost to Huddersfield Town ...   ...   

Thursday 16.07.20
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Wednesday 15.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham won 3-1 against Newcastle United tonight at St. James' Park. Click here for a match report.

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EX-SPURS : -  Former Development squad goalkeeper Luke McGee has left Portsmouth to join Forest Green Rovers on a free transfer.


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Tuesday 14.07.20
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Monday 13.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Serge Aurier's brother Christopher was shot dead outside a nightclub in Toulouse, France.

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Sunday 12.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham beat Arsenal 2-1 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this afternoon.  Click here for a match report.


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Saturday 11.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Spurs will be missing Eric Dier (suspended), Dele Alli (hamstring), Japhet Tanganga (back) and Juan Foyth (knee) for tomorrow's game against Arsenal at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium, while Giovani Lo Celso will face a late test on his fitness after picking up a knock on his ankle.

RUMOURS : -  Spurs being being said to be interested in buying Norwich City's central defender Ben Godfrey, but as the Canaries have set a GBP50 million price tag, it looks unlikely that Tottenham will do business at that price.  

SURVEY : -  MEHSTG has been contacted by a team at Sheffield Hallam University who are doing research into the importance of local players being recruited and developed by Premier League clubs to maintain a local identity.  They have a questionnaire that will take 3-5 minutes to complete and they would be grateful if readers could take part by visiting
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OTHER NEWS ...  World Cup wining centre-half Jack Charlton died yesterday aged 85, a day before the 54th anniversary of England's victory over West Germany at Wembley in 1966  ... Norwich City's relegation from the Premier League was confirmed today ...   

Friday 10.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Former referee Dermot Gallagher of the Premier League match centre admitted that the wrong VAR decision was reached in each of last night's games, with Tottenham denied a penalty when Harry Kane was pushed over.  It seems that the system that was brought in to clear up clear and obvious errors by the referee on the pitch are making their own clear and obvious mistakes.
Daniel Levy is reported to be shocked to discover that Eric Dier wants to double his GBP60,000 a week wages to sign a new deal with Spurs.

RUMOURS : -   Tottenham and Newcastle United are said to be interested in 22 year old Lille attacking midfielder Jonathan Ikone, who can also play as a striker.  Signed from Paris Saint Germain last summer, the player has an asking price of GBP32 million.  The Turkish press reveal that they believe Spurs are closing in on signing Schalke 04's central defender Ozan Kabak.  Tottenham are reported to have made a 'lucrative' offer to Chelsea striker Willian ahead of his departure from The Pensioners at the end of his contract.


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Thursday 09.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham drew 0-0 against AFC Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium tonight.  For a match report click here.

RUMOURS : -   Spurs are reported to be confident that they will complete the GBP25 million signing of Chelsea central defender Kurt Zouma in the next transfer window.   Metz striker Habib Diallo, 25, is a player Tottenham are also reported to be leading the chase for, with a fee of GBP18 million quoted.   


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Wednesday 08.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  Eric Dier has been handed a four match suspension for going into the crowd to protect his brother after the FA Cup tie with Norwich City at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium prior to lockdown.  He will now only be available for the final match of the season - away to Crystal Palace.  He has also been fined GBP40,000.
Dele Alli joins the absentees for tomorrow's match at AFC Bournemouth, with Japhet Tanganga and Juan Foyth out for the season


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Tuesday 07.07.20
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RUMOURS : -  The Daily Telegraph reports that Tottenham may be considering allowing Ryan Sessegnon to go out on loan next season to get some game time.  Barcelona are interested in the former Fulham man and have suggested that they would also take Tanguy Ndombele as part of a swap deal for any of their players that they want to unload, without detailing who in particular.


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Monday 06.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham beat Everton 1-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium tonight.  For a match report click here.


OTHER NEWS ... Micky Mellon has left his post as Tranmere Rovers manager to take over at Dundee United ...   ...   

Sunday 05.07.20
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RUMOURS : -  Today's transfer links put Spurs in the frame for a move for Norwich City central defender Ben Godfrey, but not for the Canaries right back Max Aarons, as Jose Mourinho is reported to think he is too short.  With Wigan Athletic going into administration, it is reported that Tottenham are considering moves for two of their young English players - striker Joe Gelhardt and midfielder Jensen Weir, with the club said to have already spoken to the players and the company brought in to deal with the administration of the Latics.


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Saturday 04.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  Dele Alli has a hamstring problem picked up in training today and is doubtful for the match at home to Everton on Monday.

RUMOURS : -   Spurs have rejected a proposed swap deal from Juventus that would take Tanguy Ndombele to the Italian champions, while Tottenham would receive former arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey in return.  The Daily Mail reckon that Spurs have eyed a move for Newcastle United winger Allan Saint-Maximin.  The club are linked with a move for Schalke 04's 20 year old Turkish central defender Ozan Kabak, Besiktas are interested in signing free agent Jan Vertonghen and a rehash of the story about an interest in Barcelona full back Emerson, who is on loan at Real Betis, has resurfaced with news from Spain that he might not have a future at the Nou Camp 


OTHER NEWS ... Bristol City sacked their manager Lee Johnson today ...   ...   

Friday 03.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   The following Spurs fixtures have been announced by the Premier League ...
Newcastle United (away)  Wednesday 18th July - kick off 18:00  (BT Sport)
Leicester City (home)  Sunday 19th July -  kick off 16.00  (Sky Sports)
Crystal Palace (away)  Sunday 26th July - kick off 16.00.

Cameron-Carter-Vickers has extended his loan until the end of the current season.

RUMOURS : -   Spurs and Arsenal want to sign Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, while it is reported that Tottenham, SSC Napoli and Benfica are all interested in signing Ajax's 21 year old striker Danilo Pereira da Silva who would cost around 4 million to 6 million Euros after only making three first team appearances.  The stories linking Spurs with a move for AS Roma's 20 year old midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo have re-surfaced after the Italian vlub are rumoured to be in financial difficulty and may have to sell him at a reduced price. 

EX-SPURS : -  Emmanuel Adebayor has left Paraguayan club Olimipia after five months.


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Thursday 02.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham lost 1-3 to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane tonight. For a match report click here.

RUMOURS : -  Spurs and Chelsea are interested in signing Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan.   


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Wednesday 01.07.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   TEAM NEWS : -  Juan Foyth and Japhet Tanganga are the only players absent from the Spurs squad for the visit to Bramall Lane to play Sheffield United tomorrow and they may both be out for the rest of the season.

RUMOURS : -  Spurs are re-kindling their interest in SS Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, although he has caught the eye of a number of clubs across the continent too.  Former Spurs Director of Recruitment Paul Mitchell is interested in taking Serge Aurier to his new club AS Monaco.

EX-SPURS : -  Tom Huddlestone has left Derby County after his contract expired yesterday


OTHER NEWS ... Ian Evatt has been appointed as the new manager of Bolton Wanderers ...  Wigan Athletic have gone into administration  ...   

Tuesday 30.06.20
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RUMOURS : -  Spurs are aiming to have early talks with Atalanta's 24 year old right back Timothy Castagne, who has said he would like to play in the Premier League.  The club also want to talk to another Serie A player - Arkadiusz Milik of Napoli - although the striker may be holding out for a move to Juventus.  Any deal to bring him to N17 may include a swap deal including Lucas Moura, while another swap is mooted in the media today, with Kyle Walker-Peters heading to St. Mary's while Spurs acquire Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg - the Danish midfielder - from South Coast Big Club.  Two Crystal Palace players are linked with moves to Tottenham today.  Spurs are reported to be interested in signing Wilfried Zaha who wants to leave Selhurst Park this summer, but the player would prefer a move to Arsenal, while 20 year old left back Tyrick Mitchell may be seeking more first team football than he is getting at the Eagles, with Spurs said to be keen to bring him to the Tottenham Hotspur stadium. 

EX-SPURS : -  Former Spurs defender Sol Campbell has left his post as manager of Southend United by mutual consent after one win in fourteen matches which ended in The Shrimpers being relegated to League Two following the ending of the season due to Covid-19.


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Monday 29.06.20
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RUMOURS : -  Spurs are among a long list of clubs interested in RB Salzburg's Hungarian 19 year old midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai.  Tottenham are reported to have started talks with the agent of South Coast Big Club midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.   

UNDER-23s : - Maurizio Pochettino has signed a new contract with the club .


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Sunday 28.06.20
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RUMOURS : -  Spurs are reported today to be keen on signing Real Madrid striker Lucas Vazquez for around GBP16 million plus add-ons the Sunday Express claims.  23 year old Marseille midfielder Morgan Sanson could be a GBP35 million replacement for Tanguy Ndombele, should he leave Spurs.   


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Saturday 27.06.20
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RUMOURS : -  Spurs are surprisingly linked with a move for 31 year old Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez, who is on loan at Internazionale from Manchester United.  The deal would be a season long loan, but as he has not had resounding success since coming to England, it might be an expensive move for a player who would not be a regular in the first team.   .   

UNDER-23s : -  Winger Maurizio Pochettino has been offered a new contract by the club and it is rumoured that Tottenham will listen to offers for young striker Kazaiah Sterling.

EX-SPURS : -  The sad news of former Spurs coach Theo Foley dying was announced on the club website.  Theo was coach under George Graham from 1998 to 2001.  MEHSTG send their condolences to his family and friends.


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Friday 26.06.20
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RUMOURS : -  Jose Mourinho likes the look of Sevilla central defender Diego Carlos according to the Daily Telegraph, but the 27 year olds release clause is currently set at GBP65 million.


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Thursday 25.06.20
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RUMOURS : -   Lille right back Zeki Celik is the latest player from the French club to be linked with a move to Spurs with a GBP10.8 million price tag attached.  Yesterday's story about Tanguy Ndombele not wanting to play under Jose Mourinho again has sparked some interesting rumours.  Barcelona might be ready to swap defender Nelson Semedo and midfielder Philippe Coutinho for the Frenchman, while his compatriot Corentin Tolisso could be up for inclusion in a deal for the former Lyon man as Bayern Munich are keen on Ndombele.  Tottenham could revive their interest in SC Freiburg central defender Robin Koch, who could be available for less than 15 million Euros. 


OTHER NEWS ...  Liverpool won the Premier League title tonight by dint of Chelsea's win over Manchester City ...   ...   


MEHSTG's spin story ...  Once more Chelsea win the title, but not for themselves, but by handing it to the leaders by beating the challenging team chasing the top spot  ... 

Wednesday 24.06.20
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RUMOURS : -   The big news from the Daily Mail today is that Tanguy Ndombele has apparently said that he doesn't want to play for Jose Mourinho ever again, but the Spurs boss refuted the story.  This may have fed the rumour coming out of Italy that Tottenham are keen on signing 22 year old AS Roma defensive midfielder Amadou Diawara.  A fee of GBP27 million has said to have been offered by Spurs to Lille to sign 22 year old defender Gabriel Margahles. 


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Tuesday 23.06.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  Tottenham beat West Ham United London 2-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium tonight.  For a match report click here.

RUMOURS : -   Spurs and Manchester United are keen to sign our former midfielder Marcus Edwards according to the Portuguese press.  Juan Foyth is reported to be keen on a move to Internazionale, but there is no indication that they are keen on the Argentine defender.   

EX-SPURS : -  Middlesbrough have sacked their Head Coach, former Spurs defender Jonathan Woodgate and his assistant Robbie Keane will also leave the club.


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Monday 22.06.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham will have Dele Alli (one match suspension) and Lucas Moura (head injury) available after they both missed the match against Manchester United.  Japhet Tanganga (back), Juan Foyth (knee) and Troy Parrott (appendicitis) will miss the match.

CONTRACTS : -  Jan Vertonghen and Michel Vorm have extended their contracts with Tottenham to see them through to the end of the season.  Jack Clarke and Luke Amos have extended their loan contracts to stay at QPR until the end of their season.

RUMOURS : -  Spurs are still interested in signing forward Victor Osimhen from Lille.   


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Sunday 21.06.20
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RUMOURS : -  The Sunday Mirror carries a story claiming that Heung-Min Son may be a deciding factor in Spurs making a move for his South Korea team-mate defender Kim Min-Jae in the summer, with a fee of GBP13.5 million being quoted to secure the Beijing Guoan player's services.  South Coast Big Club have allegedly received three offers for Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, one of which is from Spurs with a cash plus player deal for the Danish midfielder.  Tottenham are believed to have made a late, late move for Lille centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes, who has agreed, in principle, to move to Napoli.  


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Saturday 20.06.20
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RUMOURS : -   Little turning on the rumour mill today, other than Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser apparently telling his team-mates that he hopes for a move to Everton rather than Spurs and Arsenal, who were keen on him when he leaves as a free agent.   


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Friday 19.06.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  Tottenham drew 1-1 with Manchester United at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium tonight as the Premier League season restarted after the Coronavirus lockdown.  For a match report click here.

RUMOURS : -  Spurs might turn to Atalanta right back Timothy Castagne if they fail to secure the free transfer of Paris Saint Germain's Thomas Meunier, although it might cost them GBP14.4 million and the club are also rumoured to raid the Italian side for their goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini, although previous rumours have been dismissed.   

EX-SPURS : -  Former Development player Grant Hall, central defender and captain of QPR has left the Loftus Road club on the expiry of his contract.


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Thursday 18.06.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Juan Foyth is reported to have licked up a meniscus injury in training and may need surgery according to Argentinean news sources.  Jose Mourinho confirmed that Harry Kane, Heung-Min Son and Moussa Sissoko will play for Tottenham in tomorrow's game against Manchester United.  Japhet Tanganga misses out with a stress fracture in his back and Giovani Lo Celso will have a late test to see if he is able to play any part in the match after missing out on treatment on an injury during lockdown. 
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FIXTURES : -   The next block of fixtures have been released with the following Spurs games scheduled -
Everton (Home)  Monday 6th July - kick off 20.00 (Sky Sports)
Bournemouth (Away)  Thursday 9th July - kick off 18.00  (Sky Sports/Sky Pick)
Arsenal (Home)  Sunday 12th July - kick off 16.30  (Sky Sports)

RUMOURS : -  Tottenham are being linked with a move for 34 year old Diego Godin, the Internazionale central defender, but his wages may put the club off a transfer for the Uruguayan, while another report has Spurs in talks with the Serie A club regarding another of their players, this time 31 year old Ivan Perisic.  The agent of Metz striker Habib Diallo has said Tottenham made a move for him in the January transfer window and are keen to sign the Senegal international in the summer.  West Bromwich Albion right back Nathan Ferguson may be a target for Tottenham as his contract expires on 1st July and the 19 year old could cost just GBP4 million in development fees because of his age.


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Wednesday 17.06.20
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RUMOURS : -  Jose Mourinho is reported to be willing to sell Danny Rose for as little as GBP5 million this summer, with Serge Aurier and Kyle Walker-Peters also players he would allow to leave.  .   

EX-SPURS : -  Former Development goalkeeper Luke McGee has been released by Portsmouth.


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Tuesday 16.06.20
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RUMOURS : -  Conflicting stories about Paris Saint Germain defender Thomas Meunier, who is close to signing for Spurs in some reports, while other stories claim it is a 'dome' (sic) deal that he is going to Borussia Dortmund.  Spurs are also said to be keen on signing AC Milan striker Patrik Schick, who is on loan to RB Leipzig.  Internazionale are believed to be willing to drop the asking price for Ivan Perisic, with his agent supposedly having already contacted Spurs about a move for the 31 year old.   

AWARDS : -   The 100 player long-list for the UEFA Golden Boy trophy for the best young talent in Europe includes Oliver Skipp and Ryan Sessegnon.


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Monday 15.06.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   It is reported that Japhet Tanganga will miss the Manchester United game on Friday with a stress fracture in his back, although the article claims he will play again this season.

RUMOURS : -  A resurrected story puts Spurs and Manchester United in opposition to sign Watford's Ecuadorian left back Pervis Estupinan, who is on loan at Osasuna in Spain this season.  


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Sunday 14.06.20
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RUMOURS : -   The Sun hilariously claims that Spurs could launch a loan move for Juventus reject Aaron Ramsey, whose wages are GBP400,000 a week.  Tottenham are linked with a move for Pau Lopez, who was previously on loan from Espanyol, but is now at AS Roma, with Chelsea and West Ham United London also watching his situation.  Roma may be willing to let him leave for around GBP36 million.


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Saturday 13.06.20
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RUMOURS : -   It has been reported that Tottenham have offered a contract to Stoke City's 16 year old striker Mohamed Sankoh, with the Dutch youngster's youth contract expiring soon.  Juan Foyth is being tipped for a season long loan move to Leeds United, although other articles claim the Yorkshire club are not going to move for the Argentina defender.  Danny Rose has reportedly told Tottenham that he will not be sold against his wishes and is willing to sit out the last year of his contract.  Genk have told Spurs and other interested clubs that they will not sell Canadian striker Jonathan David for less than GBP22 million.  35 year old Brazilian central defender Thiago SIlva will be a free agent in the summer and his departure from Paris Saint Germain has been confirmed, so there is Premier League interest from Spurs, Arsenal and Everton.


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Friday 12.06.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham lost a friendly against Norwich City 1-2 today at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.  Erik Lamela put Tottenham ahead, but the Canaries came back to win in a game that was played out as a training exercise with many changes and stoppages, with tomorrow's reported friendly against Reading being cancelled.  This meant more players getting a run out today with a very young side finishing the match.
Danny Rose has been allowed to stay on loan at Newcastle United until the end of the season.

RUMOURS : -  22 year old Reims central defender Axel Disasi is a target for Tottenham, as well as Arsenal and South Coast Big Club, with a reported fee of GBP13 million on his head.


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Thursday 11.06.20
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BOARD APPOINTMENT : -  Jonathan Turner, a Spurs fan and a banking and technology expert, has been appointed to the club board as a Non-Executive Director.

FIRST TEAM : -  Rumours hint that Tottenham could be set to play Reading in a friendly on Saturday as they warm up for the Premier league re-start, with Jose Mouninho giving a different XI a run out to get match fit.

DISCIPLINARY : -  Dele Alli will miss the first game back after the break for the Coronavirus pandemic against Manchester United, after receiving a one match ban and a GBP50,000 fine for a Snapchat post in which he used an unacceptable racial stereotype related to Covid-19 as he waited to depart to Dubai on holiday.  He will also have to undergo an educational programme.

RUMOURS : -  Spurs are among a number of clubs interested in signing 19 year old Serbian Dejan Zukic from Vojvodina this summer for a small fee, while Barcelona have contacted Spurs and some other clubs with an offer to buy former Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho for just GBP44.5 million.  Meanwhile, it is reported that Tottenham are not willing to meet Flamengo's GBP44.5 million asking price for midfielder Gerson.  West Ham United London defender Jeremy Ngakia is believed to be a target for Spurs as he becomes a free agent on the expiry of the 19 year old's contract a the end of this season.   

DEVELOPMENT SQUAD : -   Midfielder Luke Amos has had his loan spell at Queens Park Rangers extended until the end of the season.


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MEHSTG's spin story ...   ... 

Wednesday 10.06.20
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RUMOURS : -   Spurs and Manchester United are both interested in Internazionale midfielder Ivan Perisic, who is currently on loan at Bayern Munich.  Reports today claim that Tottenham are one of a number of clubs to contact Real Madrid about the availability of full back Achraf Hakimi, who is currently on loan at Borussia Dortmund.  With new signings made at Chelsea for next season, Spurs could resurrect a bid for striker Olivier Giroud, who might coast around GBP7 million.  South Coast Big Club have stated that they will want a straight cash deal for their captain Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, seeming losing any interest in securing  a permanent deal for on loan Kyle Walker-Peters.


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Tuesday 09.06.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  The FA could hear Dele Alli's appeal against a charge of discrimination and bringing the game into disrepute for posting an offensive video on Snapchat mocking an Asian man in relation to Coronavirus.  If found guilty, he could miss the re-opening fixture against Manchester United on June 19th.

RUMOURS : -  South Coast Big Club have said they may have to sell Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg in the summer and Spurs are reported to be poised to submit their opening bid, with the St. Mary's club having set a fee of GBP35 million for the Danish midfielder.  Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester City have made enquiries abut Real Madrid full back Achraf Hakimi, who has been on loan at Borussia Dortmund.


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Monday 08.06.20
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RUMOURS : -  Tottenham are being linked with Southend United's 18 year old striker Charlie Kelman with the Essex club in financial trouble, as well as an interest in 23 year old Fiorentina midfielder Gaetano Castrovilli, who is priced at more than 45 million.


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Sunday 07.06.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  Rumours in the East Anglian press claim that Spurs will play Norwich City in a friendly on Friday 12th June, but no venue has been quoted in the article.

RUMOURS : -   Tottenham are reported to have dropped their interest in AS Roma midfielder Nicola Zaniolo after the 20 year old was priced at GBP62 million, while all other stories about potential transfers involve old links with the likes of Arkadiusz Milik, Dean Henderson, Raul Jiminez, Ruben Neves, Kurt Zouma, Olivier Giroud, Morgan Sanson, Gerson, Max Aarons and Kalidou Koulibaly.


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Saturday 06.06.20
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RUMOURS : -   A report from France claims that Spurs have made Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Ruben Neves as their main transfer target at the opening of the next transfer window. 


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Friday 05.06.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham will pick up the season where they left off with a Friday night game at home on 19th June, kicking off at 20.15 (to be shown live on Sky Sports).  The same TV company will screen our home game against West Ham United London and an away match with Sheffield United. We are unable to feature the fixture list, but you can find them on the Spurs website.

RUMOURS : -   Jose Mourinho is believed to want to sign Chelsea central defender Kurt Zouma, while it is revealed in several sources that Wolverhampton Wanderers' Mexican striker Raul Jiminez could be available for a s little as GBP18 million.  Real Madrid are considering a move for Heung-Min Son.  Flamengo midfielder Gerson is at the centre of a number or reports today.  Some say Spurs have bid GBP16 million, while others say that the offer has been rejected and others reckon it is all fake news and that Tottenham have no interest in the 23 year old.  Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson is said to be a GBP22 million target for Tottenham.    


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Thursday 04.06.20
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CORONAVIRUS : -   The club have taken out a GBP175 million loan from the Bank of England to cover losses due to the Coronovirus pandemic.

RUMOURS : -  It is reported that Michel Vorm will sign a short deal contract to see him through to the end of the season with the club.  Spurs are reported to have dropped their interest in signing Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona on loan, as his GBP200,000+ a week wages would create a situation with other players at Tottenham.  Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan is said to be a priority signing for Spurs in the next transfer window.


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Wednesday 03.06.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  One Spurs player has been confirmed as Covid-19 positive after the latest round of training ground testing.  They will have to self isolate for seven days.

RUMOURS : -   Most of the Spurs related rumours are re-hashes of recent day's speculation - Coutinho, Koulibaly, Vecino, Sanson, Fraser and that Jan Vertonghen will not be offered a new contract to stay beyond the end of his current deal, which expires this month.   


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Tuesday 02.06.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   The Premier League have given the go-ahead for clubs to play friendlies ahead of the restart of the season.  Clubs must not travel more than 90 minutes and players will have to drive themselves to the game, possibly in their match kit.

RUMOURS : -  25 year old Marseille midfielder Morgan Sanson is reported to favour a move to Tottenham over West Ham United London and Arsenal.  Spurs are reported to be challenging Liverpool and Manchester United for the signing of SSC Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, who could cost GBP89 million.  Internazionale have contacted Tottenham offering the opportunity to sign 28 year old midfielder Matias Vecino with the Uruguayan expected to cost GBP18 million.


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Monday 01.06.20
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RUMOURS : -   Tottenham's rumoured interest in Rennes striker Mbaye Niang may be rebuffed by the player, who may favour a move to Marseille.  The agent of Atletico Madrid central defender Stefan Savic is reportedly in talks with Spurs about a move in the summer for around GBP13.5 million, but the agent of Willian has said there have been no talks with Spurs over a move for the winger who will be a free agent at the end of the season.


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Sunday 31.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  Tottenham are believed to be open to offers of around GBP20 million for Erik Lamela this summer.  Conflicting stories on the net about Spurs and Philippe Coutinho, with some sources reckoning we will be willing to pay his GBP200,000+ a week wages, while others claim Tottenham have dropped out of the running to sign him.  Spurs have allegedly been scouting 22 year old Glasgow Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard regularly, with the French front man expecting to fetch GBP25 million.     

UNDER-23s : -  News reports indicate that Maximus Tainio has left Spurs to sign for Finnish club FC Haka, who are managed by his Dad and former Spurs midfielder, Teemu Tainio.


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Saturday 30.05.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Striker Troy Parrott has had his appendix removed and will not be able to return to training until late in June.

RUMOURS : -  With football close to starting again, as long as the Government advice to social distance on the pitch "as much as possible" (?!), the rumour mill has kicked into gear, but most of the rumours refer to recent links, with the only other big news being that SS Lazio Serbian midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's price tag has been slashed by GBP30 million, although Tottenham are not the only club in for the 25 year old.   


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Friday 29.05.20
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RUMOURS : -   Apparently, an GBP8 million loan fee will secure Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona for the 2020-21 season.  Spurs are willing to extend the loans of Kyle Walker-Peters and Danny Rose to South Coast Big Club and Newcastle United respectively, so that they can finish the season at those clubs.     The agent of Lille striker Victor Osimhen has said that his client is unlikely to want to join Tottenham unless Harry Kane is sold !   


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Thursday 28.05.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  Premier League football will resume on 17th June according to reports after the chairmen of the clubs met today.   Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal will be the first games, with a full set of fixtures over the weekend of 19th-21st June, with Spurs v Manchester United one of them.  Some big matches staged at neutral venues.  All games will be played behind closed doors.  Matches will be televised with one game on Friday and one on Monday, with four games on Saturday and on Sunday.
Should the season not be able to be finished, in the event of a second wave of infections, then the final standings will be worked out using points per game won at the time of the season being cancelled.

RUMOURS : -  Tottenham and Arsenal are keen on AS Roma's Czech striker Patrik Schick, who is on loan this season at RB Leipzig, who do not want to trigger a 20 million Euros signing fee.  Spurs are linked with a GBP13.5 million move for Atletico Madrid defender Stefan Savic, who used to lay for Manchester City.  Genk striker Jonathan David could be available for GBP13.5 million at the end of the season and Aston Villa have joined Spurs in a reported interest in the Canadian 20 year old.   


OTHER NEWS ...  Nathan Jones is appointed as the manager of Luton Town for the second time ...   ...   

Wednesday 27.05.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   The Premier League clubs have agreed Stage Two of Project Restart, with clubs to resume group training, while minimising unnecessary contact and players being tested twice a week for Covid-19.

RUMOURS : -  With little money to spend this coming transfer window, Spurs are said to be keen on Marseille's midfielder Maxime Lopez, who has had little opportunity to shine under Andre Villas-Boas and the 22 year old could be available for around GBP8.9 million.  With Arsenal being linked as favourites to sign Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser, Spurs are reported today to be putting together a contract to offer the 26 year old Scot.  The club are also tempting 18 year old Bayern Munich midfielder Taylor Booth with a contract, with the USA Under-19 international considering his future prospects at the Allianz Arena.  Apparently, Spurs are keen on signing Adam Lallana from Liverpool, with Arsenal, Burnley, West Ham United London and Leicester City also keen on the 32 year old who is a free agent at the end of the season.   


OTHER NEWS ...  ...   ...   

Tuesday 26.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  Both Tottenham and Liverpool are reported to have made GBP62 million offers for Lille striker Victor Osimhen.  Spurs are reported to be willing to pay a loan fee in millions to Barcelona to sign midfielder Philippe Coutinho, while Kyle Walker-Peters may be offered in part exchange for Southampton midfielder Emile-Pierre Hojbjerg.


OTHER NEWS ...  ...   ...   

Monday 25.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  Tottenham are reported to have made an enquiry of Barcelona about signing full back Emerson, who is playing on loan at Real Betis this season.  Another initial move for a defender crops up in the French media, who reckon an approach has been made by Spurs to Paris Saint Germain for 17 year old centre-half Hubert Mbuyi-Muamba, although it is not know if the Ligue 1 club are willing to let him leave, but his current contract expires in June 2021.   


OTHER NEWS ...  ...   ...   

Sunday 24.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  Nothing new on the transfer news front, with rehashes of stories for the last few days, as teams get set to return to training and playing again   

UNDER-18s : -  Aaron Skinner has signed a professional deal with the club.  The defender signed the contract on turning 18 yesterday..


OTHER NEWS ...  ...   ...   

Saturday 23.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  Philippe Coutinho has been linked with Spurs on the news that Bayern Munich will not trigger an automatic signing clause to their loan agreement, although stories reckon the player's preferred destination is Chelsea.  19 year old FC Nordsjaelland midfielder/forward Mohammed Kudus is being watched by six clubs, including Tottenham, who regard the Ghanian international as a prospect for the future.  


OTHER NEWS ...  ...   ...   

Friday 22.05.20
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RUMOURS : -   The Daily Star reckon that Wolverhampton Wanderers are set to let striker Raul Jiminez leave, with Tottenham keen on the Mexican front man.  Spurs linked Barcelona central defender Samuel Umtiti looks like he will be sold by the La Liga club for around GBP27 million, with a number of clubs in England and Europe also interested.


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Thursday 21.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  A raft of clubs from across Europe are keenly watching the situation of Mohamed Simakin, who looks set to leave Strasbourg with Tottenham Southampton, Borussia Dortmund, Everton, AC Milan, RB Leipzig and Eintracht Frankfurt all interested in the 20 year old.  Spurs have been offered the opportunity to sign Marseille midfielder Morgan Sanson, with the 25 year old said to be worth GBP 30million.  SSC Napoli are reported to be ready to sell striker Arkadiusz Milik for around GBP45 million.  Oxford United are said to have signed 16 year old Spurs right back Ben Watt and he will join the U's Academy side in the summer.


OTHER NEWS ...  ...   ...   

Wednesday 20.05.20
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CORONAVIRUS : -   For the third time, Serge Aurier has seemingly breached Coronavirus lockdown measures, this time by visiting his hairdresser and then posting a picture of them both on social media.  It appears that the fears that some people had about the Ivory Coast international before he signed may be being realised.

Tottenham have announced that they will refund tickets for the remaining games of the 2019-20 season, which will be played behind closed doors.  The refund can go towards next season's season ticket or be taken as a refund of cash.

RUMOURS : -  Not a lot of new solid rumours today, just a lot of opinion that was based on previous day's transfer stories.  Lille's Director of Football Luis Campos is not now coming to Tottenham ... or he is, depending on which story you want to believe.   


OTHER NEWS ... For some reason One Show host Alex Scott has been co-opted onto a Government working group with the remit to get football back being played safely  ...   ...   

Tuesday 19.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  There is a lot of heat around Jan Vertonghen's alleged free transfer away from Tottenham, with AS Roma, Internazionale, Real Betis and Valencia all interested in the Belgian defender.  Barcelona lost interest in Harry Kane a year ago, when their president contacted Daniel Levy and decided not to pursue their chase for the Spurs striker when they found out how much the asking price would have been.  French TV channel Canal+ have reported that Lille Director of Football Luis Campos has left the club and is expected to take up the same position at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium, having a reputation for bringing in some excellent signings at the clubs he has been at.  Arsenal, Manchester United and Spurs are all reported to be interested in signing 27 year old Borussia Monchengladbach striker Alassane Plea.


OTHER NEWS ...  six members of Premier League teams and coaching staff have tested positive on the return to training ...   ...   

Monday 18.05.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Premier League clubs have agreed that players can return to training from tomorrow in small groups.

RUMOURS : -   There was nothing substantial on the transfer rumour front today.   


OTHER NEWS ...  ...   ...   

Sunday 17.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  Jan Vertonghen is being courted by Internazionale and AS Roma, as it looks odds on that he will leave Spurs at the end of the season.  Chilean 26 year old AS Monaco central defender Guillermo Maripan is being watched by Tottenham and two other Premier League clubs with a view to being signed in the summer.  Juventus right back Alex Sandro may be part of a swap deal which would see Serge Aurier move to Turin.   


OTHER NEWS ...  ...   ...   

Saturday 16.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  No rumour news that is new or interesting today.   


OTHER NEWS ...  Top class football returned to Europe today with Bundesliga matches resuming in empty stadia  ...   ...   

Friday 15.05.20
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PROTECTION : -  It has been revealed that Hugo Lloris bought a Belgian Shepherd dog to protect his property and family two weeks before Dele Alli was robbed in his own house at knife-point.  The dog cost GBP15,000.   


OTHER NEWS ...  ...   ...   

Thursday 14.05.20
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HARRY KANE : -   Spurs striker Harry Kane has paid to sponsor the club shirts of Leyton Orient for the 2020-21 season, with messages of support for the frontline heroes, Haven House Children's Hospice and the mental health charity MIND on the three shorts the team will be wearing next season.

RUMOURS : -  Spurs and Arsenal are both keen on signing 22 year old Reims defender Axel Disasi, although he prefers a move to Spain with Sevilla interested.  It is reported that Tottenham have offered a player plus cash for SSC Napoli's striker Arkadiusz Milik, although which player was left open.  Real Betis want 60 million Euros if any club wish to sign forward Loren Moron, with Spurs one of the clubs linked, but it is thought that the Spanish side will have to accept less, with transfer funds reduced following the Coronavirus pandemic.  Leeds United and AC Milan are the latest clubs to be linked with a move for defender Juan Foyth in the next transfer window. 


OTHER NEWS ...  ...   ...   

Wednesday 13.05.20
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DELE ALLI : -  Dele Alli sustained minor facial injuries, along with his brother who were held at knifepoint while they and their partners were robbed by two men who broke into the midfielder's house early this morning.  They made off with valuable jewellery and watches.

RUMOURS : -  The French media are proposing a theory that Tottenham were the club to offer GBP75 million for Lille striker Victor Osimhen, but this seems unlikely in view of the financial hit that clubs are taking while Coronavirus spreads across the globe and Tottenham do not usually spend that sort of money   .   


OTHER NEWS ...  ...   ...   

Tuesday 12.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  Spurs are one of a number of Premier League clubs keeping an eye on Glasgow Celtic's teenage midfielder Daniel Kelly, with the 15 year old playing up in the Under-18s, with the Scottish champions said to be keen to take Spurs winger Jack Clarke on loan for the next season.  20 year old AS Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo is a target for Spurs and Manchester United with a price tag said to be in the region of GBP53 million, with Tottenham said to have been pressing hard to sign him for some time now.  Liverpool and Spurs are both keen on GBP45 million rated defensive midfielder/centre half Diego Llorente of Real Sociedad.  The club have reportedly spoken to Leicester City over the transfer of defender Ben Chilwell, trying to steal a march on Chelsea, who are also said to be targeting the England international left back.  Ecuadorian left back Pervis Estupinan is being watched by Spurs and Barcelona, with the on loan Watford defender playing for Osasuna and the Nou Camp side asking him to hold back on deciding his future.  The Daily Mail report that Spurs are to move for Juventus defender Alex Sandro with Serge Aurier moving in the opposite direction and that they are in advanced talks to sign Atalanta defender Timothy Castagne.  The paper also claims that Spurs could offer Juventus Danny Rose to secure the signing of full back Mattia de Sciglio.


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Monday 11.05.20
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CORONAVIRUS : -  The Government announced today that there will be no elite sport until at least the 1st June and this will take place behind closed doors, but football will only start on the advice of the health specialists advising the Prime Minister .

RUMOURS : -   Barcelona are reported to be interested in defender Juan Foyth, while Spurs are said to be interested in Ajax's 18 year old right back Sergino Dest and teenage winger Jamie Leweling, who plays for Greuther Furth in Bundesliga 2.  Olympique Lyonnais winger Memphis Depay looks set to leave in the next transfer window, with Chelsea and Arsenal joining Tottenham in a reported interest in the Dutchman.  .   


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Sunday 10.05.20
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RUMOURS : -   Spurs and Wolverhampton Wanderers are both interested in signing midfielder William Carvalho from Real Betis when the transfer window opens again, with the La Liga club looking for GBP26.1 million for the Portuguese international.  Manchester United are asking for GBP17 million for central defender Chris Smalling, who Spurs have been linked with in the media..   


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Saturday 09.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  Tottenham are said to be interested in Brazilian midfielder Gerson of Flemengo according to his father, while Stoke City 16 year old Mohamed Sanko is also interesting Spurs, along with Chelsea, Glasgow Celtic and Everton.  Another youngster interesting Tottenham is 18 year old Taylor Booth of Bayern Munich, who has two years of his contract remaining, but the American impressed when playing against the Spurs Under-19s in the UEFA Youth Cup last season.  His brother Zach Booth is a 16 year old at Real Salt Lake and has captained the US Under-17 and was on trial at Spurs in December last year, with the club monitoring his progress.  AS Roma are reported to have made an approach for Jan Vertonghen, who will be a free agent when his contract expires at the end of the season.  Liverpool are said to be interested in taking Tanguy Ndombele on loan next season as a way out for the 23 year old who has failed to settle at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium.


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Friday 08.05.20
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HEUNG MIN SON : -  Our South Korean international striker has completed his three weeks military service in his home country passing out with flying colours.  He was the best performer among the recruits and (unsurprisingly) he was excellent at shooting.  Over the next 34 months, he will also have to complete 544 hours of community service to complete his reduced National Service requirement, as he was part of the national team who won the Asia Cup.

RUMOURS : -  Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell has been added to Tottenham's wish list for the next transfer window, along with previously mentioned names such as SS Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Norwich City right back Max Aarons, West Ham United London defender Issa Diop and Fenerbahce's Serbian striker Vedat Muriqi.    .   


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Thursday 07.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  Spurs are reportedly interested in GBP29 million rated AS Roma striker Patrik Schick, his current loan club RB Leipzig cannot agree a fee for the 24 year old Czech international.  Tottenham are keen on SSC Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, but the feeling is not reciprocated.   


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Wednesday 06.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  Stories on the internet reckon that Spurs are not taking up the option of signing former Manchester United central defender Junior Nkwonta.  Tottenham have asked to be kept informed of the situation of Benoit Badiashile , the AS Monaco defender, with the 19 year old looking likely to leave the French club, while Paris Saint Germain are interested in Tanguy Ndombele, although Spurs have no intention of selling him according to the Athletic.  Tottenham are to challenge Everton for the signing of AS Roma winger Cengiz Under.   


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Tuesday 05.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  It is reported that Academy teenage midfielder Ferdinand Okoh has left Spurs to join Bournemouth.  Chelsea winger Willian is rumoured to have spoken to Jose Mourinho and agreed to join Tottenham on a free transfer when the close season arrives.


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Monday 04.05.20
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RUMOURS : -   Tottenham, West Ham United London and Chelsea are looking at Amiens SC striker Serhou Guirassy, with the 24 year old priced at GBP17 million, while 23 year old AC Milan defender Davide Calabria has been named as a potential target, costing just GBP8.7 million.


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Sunday 03.05.20
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NFL : -  It is reported today that Spurs might lose out on GBP4 million when the two NFL games due to be staged at the Stadium next season are cancelled.

RUMOURS : -   The media have got differing take son Tanguy Ndombele's career at Spurs, with some reporting that he has decided to stay and fight for his place, while others reckon Tottenham have hired agents to find him a new club when the transfer window opens.  Apparently, Spurs have been beaten to the signing of Sunderland's 16 year old striker Joe Hugill by Manchester United.  Gareth Bale could be one of a few players Real Madrid will look to sell at the end of the season, with Tottenham obviously mentioned as a possible destination for the Welshman. 


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Saturday 02.05.20
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RUMOURS : -   There are few fresh transfer rumours today amid news that should games be played behind closed doors next season, Tottenham are forecasted to lose GBP100 million.  This comes amid stories circulating that players are concerned about restarting the season and the safety of them from contracting Coronavirus after three members of the 1FC Koln playing and coaching staff picked up the disease after a return to training.   


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Friday 01.05.20
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RUMOURS : -  Tottenham are reported in the Italian media to have contacted Hellas Verona about signing Marash Kumbulla, a 20 year old defender, to replace Jan Vertonghen, who looks likely to leave the club. 

UNDER-18s & UNDER-23s : -   The Premier League has announced that the seasons for the Under-23s and Under-18s have been cancelled with immediate effect.  This also applies to Academy matches at all age groups below these two sides.

EX-SPURS : -  Former Spurs defender Stuart Nethercott has been appointed as the manager of Essex side Heybridge Swifts, stepping up from assistant manager after Karl Duguid left this week.


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