Author Archives: David Hytner


Mourinho reignites Conte feud over Internazionale’s pursuit of Eriksen

By | 17th January 2020

• ‘Is it a question of respect?’ asks Tottenham’s manager• Mourinho ‘surprised’ that Conte has spoken publiclyJosé Mourinho has reignited his feud with Antonio Conte by accusing him of meddling in Christian Eriksen’s proposed transfer from Tottenham to…


Tottenham loan teenage winger Jack Clarke to Queens Park Rangers

By | 14th January 2020

• Spurs move player who had limited opportunities at Leeds• Club set to announce loan signing of Fernandes from BenficaJack Clarke is putting the finishing touches to a loan move to Queens Park Rangers for the remainder of the season. The Tottenham win…

Tottenham close to sealing loan deal for Benfica’s Gedson Fernandes

By | 11th January 2020

• Spurs set to beat West Ham to 18-month loan for 21-year-old• Midfielder also linked with Everton and Manchester UnitedTottenham have moved to finalise an 18-month loan for Gedson Fernandes and are confident they will be able to confirm his signing ne…

Mourinho tries to avoid discussing Kane but bemoans lack of strikers

By | 10th January 2020

Spurs manager says his team ‘cannot play like we normally play’ without talismanic striker, who has been ruled out until AprilJosé Mourinho did not want to speak about Harry Kane. The pain of losing his talismanic striker to a hamstring rupture until A…

Tottenham join chase for £30m Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek

By | 8th January 2020

• Spurs keen to sign a striker in January after Kane injury• Internazionale considering £20m bid for Christian EriksenTottenham will push to sign a striker this month as they react to the long-term absence of Harry Kane and they have joined the chase f…

Tottenham’s Harry Kane set to be out until March with torn hamstring

By | 3rd January 2020

• Scans reveal serious problem for England captain• Spurs have no specialist senior replacement for striker Harry Kane is not expected to return to action until at least March as scans on his injured hamstring have revealed a serious tear. The Tottenha…

‘Who said Mourinho is in control of Spurs?’ Rose aims apparent dig at Levy

By | 12th December 2019

• Left-back has no plans to discuss his future with manager• Mourinho optimistic Luis Campos will join as sporting directorThe discussion with Danny Rose had turned towards José Mourinho and how it felt to have a manager of his winning mentality in con…

Manchester United show they are best without possession and expectation

By | 5th December 2019

Win over Spurs continues pattern of Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s side thriving when the pressure is lower and opponents dominateIt is the counterintuitive detail that strikes at the heart of Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s Manchester United rebuild; firing optimism one…

Lucas Moura could be a big winner from Mourinho’s arrival at Tottenham

By | 27th November 2019

Forward was often squeezed out or not used in his preferred role by Pochettino but has the trust of Mourinho, who wanted him in 2012If things had worked out differently, Lucas Moura would have played for José Mourinho at the beginning of his career. Th…