Category Archives: The Guardian

Tottenham set to sign Leeds winger Jack Clarke in deal rising to £11.5m

By | 26th June 2019

• 18-year-old undergoing medical on Wednesday• Move does not affect interest in Ryan SessegnonJack Clarke is on the brink of becoming Tottenham’s first signing of the summer in a deal from Leeds that could be worth £11.5m if all of the add-ons are met….

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Football transfer rumours: Real Betis to move for Liverpool’s Divock Origi?

By | 26th June 2019

Today’s tittle-tattle is surfing a tidal wave of enthusiasmEsteemed French newspaper L’Equipe claims Mauricio Pochettino has interrupted his summer holidays to persuade Tanguy Ndombélé to sign for Tottenham Hotspur. The central midfielder has long been…

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David Silva confirms he will leave Manchester City at end of next season

By | 26th June 2019

• Midfielder will depart after 10 years at the club• ‘City were talking about two more years,’ player saysDavid Silva has laid out his intentions to leave Manchester City at the end of next season. The 33-year-old, who has amassed 395 appearances for t…

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Transfer roundup: Spurs close in on £55m defender Ndombélé, West Ham ponder Rondón

• Pochettino moves in on No 1 summer target • West Ham will sign Rondón if they can sell HernándezTottenham have made a club record £55m (€62m) bid for the Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombélé and are confident of closing a deal for one of the most excitin…

Football transfer rumours: Real Madrid to bid for Christian Eriksen?

By | 19th June 2019

Today’s fluff better take my directionIf Real Madrid really wanted to buy Paul Pogba, they would be selling a few players and saving up a bit of cash so they could perhaps meet Manchester United’s £150m asking price, or get near enough to it. Instead t…

Pochettino hands Spurs shopping list to Levy and counts on him to deliver | David Hytner

By | 14th June 2019

Tottenham manager desperate to refresh squad amid falling points totals and work out how to improve results on bad daysMauricio Pochettino is back in Barcelona – the city he calls home – and he is waiting. The Tottenham manager is waiting to see whethe…

Me, my dad and Spurs: what happened next (spoiler alert – not good) | Max Rushden

By | 13th June 2019

I flew back from Madrid to watch the Champions League final on TV, but other travel plans went awry. See you next seasonI recently wrote an article explaining how I’d given up my Champions League final ticket to watch the game with my dad. He gave me a…

Tottenham open talks with Lyon over Tanguy Ndombélé but clubs far apart

• Lyon want €75m for midfielder but Spurs value him at €50m• Manchester City, Juventus and Real Madrid also interestedTottenham’s pursuit of the Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombélé is being complicated by his €75m (£66.6m) price tag. Mauricio Pochettino, t…

Spurs’ Dele Alli insists he improved last season despite fewer goals and assists

By | 10th June 2019

• Tottenham midfielder endured injury-hit campaign• ‘Defensively, in possession, I’ve improved on that,’ says AlliDele Alli insists he became a better player last season despite his overall numbers – appearances, goals and assists – suggesting otherwis…

England and Spurs need to recognise that a half-fit Harry Kane is no use | Barney Ronay

By | 10th June 2019

Club and country must ease the burden on the striker who was rushed back from injury for the Champions League final and then unnecessarily taken to PortugalWith one minute gone in England’s Nations League play-off game in Guimarães, Harry Kane did some…