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Juventus ‘to rival Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United for Ryan Sessegnon’

Juventus have joined Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United in the race to sign Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham, according to a report. Italian champions Juventus are reportedly in the running to sign £40m-rated wideman Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham. The 18-year-old is about to enter the final year of his contract and the Cottagers may therefore be forced to cash in during the summer transfer window. Tottenham Hotspur have been repeatedly linked with Sessegnon over the past 18 months, while Manchester United are also believed to retain an interest as they are after an energetic player for the wide areas. According to The Mirror, Juve have added their name to the English youngster’s list of suitors for similar reasons to United, having crashed out of the Champions League earlier than planned...

Atletico Madrid enter race for Tottenham Hotspur full-back Kieran Trippier?

Atletico Madrid reportedly join Manchester United and Napoli in the race to sign England full-back Kieran Trippier from Tottenham Hotspur this summer. Atletico Madrid have reportedly entered the race to sign Tottenham Hotspur full-back Kieran Trippier this summer. Trippier’s future in North London has come into question recently following reports that Mauricio Pochettino is planning an overhaul of his squad which could see him bring in two new full-backs. Napoli, Manchester United and Everton have all been linked with the England international, and the Daily Mail reports that Atletico are now also considering an approach. Napoli’s initial enquiry of around £15m plus add-ons is understood to be far below Tottenham’s valuation, and Atletico reportedly have a similar figure ...

Tottenham Hotspur forced to sell Christian Eriksen to ease stadium debts?

Tottenham Hotspur could reportedly consider cashing in on Christian Eriksen this summer in order to help ease the debts accrued by their new stadium. Tottenham Hotspur could consider selling Christian Eriksen this summer in order to ease the debt caused by their new stadium, according to a report. Spurs belatedly moved into their new £1bn home earlier this month and are on a five-year financing agreement with the bank in order to repay almost £650m. The spiralling cost of the stadium saw their debts come in at almost £250m more than initially planned, and Diario AS reports that Daniel Levy may look to raise some of those funds by selling players. Eriksen has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer and Levy is aware that cashing in on the Danish playmaker would allow him ...

Report: Tottenham Hotspur demand £40m from Napoli for Kieran Trippier

Tottenham Hotspur reportedly want £40m for defender Kieran Trippier, ruling Italian side Napoli out of the running to sign him. Napoli fear being priced out of a move for Tottenham Hotspur right-back Kieran Trippier, according to a report. Despite an underwhelming campaign on the back of his World Cup heroics with England, the 28-year-old has emerged as a rumoured target for the Italian club and Manchester United. Tottenham are believed to be ready to cash in on Trippier, who has been on their books since 2015, possibly sparking a bidding war for his signature. The Sun suggests that Napoli have already been in contact with the Lilywhites, but they have been informed that it will take a bid of £40m to land the ex-Burnley defender, double Carlo Ancelotti‘s budget for a new full-back. T...

Preview: Tottenham vs. Brighton – prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Tuesday’s Premier League meeting between Tottenham and Brighton & Hove Albion. Tottenham Hotspur will attempt to get back to winning ways on Tuesday night when they play host to Premier League strugglers Brighton & Hove Albion. The Lilywhites have lost back-to-back matches in all competitions, both defeats at the hands of Manchester City, but they are through to the semi-finals of the Champions League and remain well placed to finish at least fourth in the top flight. Tottenham Hotspur © Reuters The record books will show that Spurs suffered a 4-3 loss at the Etihad Stadium last Wednesday, but it was the greatest defeat of the Tottenham players’ lives, picking up the result required to progress thro...

Tottenham Hotspur team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Brighton & Hove Albion

Sports Mole rounds up Tottenham Hotspur’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of Tuesday’s Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion. Tottenham Hotspur will be looking to bounce back from their narrow defeat at Manchester City when they host relegation-threatened Brighton & Hove Albion on Tuesday night. The Champions League semi-finalists had their chances to come away with something from the Etihad Stadium, just three days after their European epic against the same opponents. Spurs return to their new stadium on Tuesday, though, where they have won all three games so far without conceding a single goal. Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest injury and suspension news for Mauricio Pochettino‘s side ahead of the contest. TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR’S INJURY...

Raheem Sterling in focus as Manchester City scrape past Tottenham Hotspur

The England winger was not his usual influential self. Raheem Sterling is one of six nominees for the Professional Footballers’ Association Players’ Player of the Year award and he was in action for Manchester City against Tottenham. It was not his most influential game as Press Association Sport analyses his performance. A quiet afternoon Raheem Sterling, right, in possession for City (Martin Rickett/PA) Even though he appeared to have the beating of Juan Foyth, Sterling was, by his standards, having a quiet game on the left and he was nowhere near as influential as he was on Wednesday when he was a constant threat and scored two goals. He had managed just one successful dribble and had produced no shots or key passes, despite City controlling the game. But Sergio Aguero’...

Napoli considering move for Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier?

Napoli reportedly begin to consider making a summer approach for Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier. Napoli have reportedly identified Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier as a potential signing. Trippier has been an important member of Mauricio Pochettino‘s squad since joining Spurs in 2015, but it has been suggested that the North London outfit may be prepared to cash in on the right-sided player. According to Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, Napoli are one of the clubs who are considering an approach for the 28-year-old during the summer transfer window. The Italian giants have a number of options at right-back, but it has been claimed that Carlo Ancelotti is still willing to try to bring the England international to Serie A. Trippier still has over three years...

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino to have £150m summer budget?

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino may reportedly be able to spend in the region of £150m during the summer transfer window. Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino could reportedly have a budget of £150m in the summer. Pochettino has only made one first-team addition during the last three windows, but Spurs are expected to be active ahead of next season after the completion of their new stadium. According to the Daily Mail, Pochettino will initially be provided with £60m but that will almost inevitably be boosted through player sales. The report claims that the North London outfit could add up to five new players, but that could be offset by the likes of Kieran Trippier being allowed to leave the club. Spurs may also have to cash in on Christian Eriksen, with the Denmark intern...

Tottenham Hotspur ‘make Matthijs de Ligt decision’

Tottenham Hotspur admit defeat in their pursuit of Ajax centre-back Matthijs de Ligt, according to a report. Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly been forced to admit defeat in their hopes of signing Ajax centre-back Matthijs de Ligt in this summer’s transfer window. De Ligt, who has captained Ajax to the semi-finals of this season’s Champions League, is viewed as one of the best young central defenders in world football. The 19-year-old has scored five times in 48 appearances for Ajax this season, while he has made 110 appearances for the Dutch giants since debuting in 2016. According to the Daily Star, Tottenham have followed the Dutchman ‘for over a year’, but have now accepted that that he is likely to join Barcelona ahead of the 2019-2020 campaign. Manchester Unit...

How Manchester City could line up vs. Tottenham Hotspur

Sports Mole looks at how Manchester City could line up for Saturday’s crucial Premier League showdown with their European conquerors Tottenham Hotspur. Just three days after playing out a Champions League classic with Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City face the same opposition again in the Premier League on Saturday lunchtime. The match provides a quick opportunity for City to exact revenge having seen their quadruple hopes ended by their quarter-final exit, despite winning a seven-goal thriller 4-3 on the night. The decisive element of VAR will not be in use in the Premier League, of course, while this weekend the same scoreline would suit City much better and send them back to the top of the table until at least Sunday. Here, Sports Mole looks at how Pep Guardiola could set his sid...

Manchester City vs. Tottenham joins greatest English Champions League ties

Manchester City and Tottenham produced a Champions League Classic at the Etihad Stadium, with Spurs progressing, despite losing 4-3 on the night, on away goals after a late City goal was disallowed by VAR. Here, Press Association Sport looks at 10 classics involving English clubs in Europe. September 1992: Leeds 4 Stuttgart 1 (John Giles/PA) Leeds were beaten 3-0 in the first leg and after goals from Gary Speed, Eric Cantona, Lee Chapman and Gary McAllister gave them a 4-1 win at Elland Road it appeared they would go out of the competition on away goals. However, teams were only allowed three foreign players in those days but Stuttgart brought on a fourth – defender Jovo Simanic for his only appearance for the club. United were subsequently awarded a 3-0 win, levelling the scores. UEFA dec...

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