Tottenham ready to snap up English defender

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Tottenham are closing in on their third signing of the transfer window. Spurs have already lured in Swansea duo Michel Vorm and Ben Davies and they now look set to add Eric Dier to their collection. The England U-21 has rejected a new contract at Sporting Lisbon has he edges closer to a move to Tottenham. According to the Telegraph, Dier …

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Southampton midfielder vents his anger on Twitter

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6 years of an amazing journey #saintsfc DESTROYED in 1 hour !!! — Morgan Schneiderlin (@SchneiderlinMo4) July 29, 2014 Southampton midfielder, Morgan Schneiderlin took to social media to vent his anger after being told he was not allowed to leave St Mary’s. The French midfielder had been poised to join Spurs along with striker, Jay Rodriguez. The pair had been …

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Spurs closing in on Southampton duo

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Southampton’s mass exodus looks to continue as Spurs are closing in on Saints duo, Morgan Schneiderlin and Jay Rodriguez. Talks are ongoing between the two clubs and a fee is yet to be agreed. According to BBC Sport Schneiderlin and Rodriguez are ready to make the switch to London as Southampton’s depleting squad continues. Today, Calum Chambers left St. Mary’s to …

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Vertonghen buying into new Spurs set-up

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Jan Vertonghen has given Tottenham fans a boost today as he announced he is willing to sign a new contract with the club. The Belgian has been in high demand after impressing for club and country of late as whispers from Spanish giants, Barcelona have come calling for the defender. Despite those claims, Vertonghen is ready to put the rumours …

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Tottenham target Aston Villa star

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Tottenham have targeted Aston Villa’s Rob Vlaar as the ideal man to strengthen their defence. The Dutch defender has been heavily linked with a host of clubs after his impressive World Cup campaign with the Netherlands. Aston Villa are apparently unwilling to let their captain leave, however, Spurs may use Michael Dawson or Lewis Holtby as bait to help lure …

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Tottenham set to lose out on French winger

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Tottenham are set to lose out on the signing of French winger Mathieu Valbuena as Marseille have accepted a £5.5m bid from Russian side Dynamo Moscow. The 29-year-old was a target for Spurs along with two other Premier League sides, Arsenal and West Ham. However, it seemed Tottenham were favourites to secure the French winger who now looks ready to …

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Spurs want Southampton star

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Highly rated defender Dejan Lovren is a player who is under the eyes of Arsenal and Liverpool. However, in a surprise late move, Tottenham have supposedly hi-jacked the deal and are said to be leading the way to secure the Croatian’s signature according to The Express. Apparently upset at the exit of Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino to Spurs; Lovren is keen …

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Napoli talks with Lyon collapse – Arsenal come to the rescue

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Reports from Italy have suggested that Napoli and Lyon’s transfer talks over Maxime Gonalons have broken down. The two clubs tried to meet in a vain attempt of  securing a deal for the Frenchman, however, the deal has collapsed. The collapse of the deal could actually benefit all parties as a new scenario is now being considered with Arsenal and Spurs …

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Spurs about to sign future Welsh star?

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The Mirror are reporting that Spurs have put in an £8m bid for Swansea and Wales left-back Ben Davies. The Welshman would be Mauricio Pochettino’s first signing as Spurs manager should the deal go ahead. Apparently Davies is already on his way to London to finalise personal negotiations. Tottenham fans hearts may be racing as they may be feeling a sense …

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Spurs new kit launch – exclusive pics of Gareth Bale, Jermain Defoe and more

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Our intrepid reporter Gerald has just hotfooted it back from the launch of Spurs new kit for 2013-1014. It has been created by Under Armour and is seen here modelled by a few faces that you might find familiar including Gareth Bale and Jermain Defoe. Really like the retro look (and this from an Arsenal fan) though not too sure …

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Arsenal go head to head with Spurs for David Villa. Could Wilfried Bony be the back up plan?

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This afternoon has seen a bit of news on a couple of players who Arsenal have apparently been tracking for ages. The first is an update from Talksport about the possible future of Vitesse Arnhem striker Wilfried Bony. In case you missed the chat from a few weeks ago Bony has impressed Wenger, and indeed half of Europe with his …

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Review of the Premiership part 3: Spurs, Everton and more – what might have been…

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Simon Poulter of What Would David Bowie Do? rounds up the season Tottenham Hotspur (72 pts, GD +20) 5th Much rested on André Villas-Boas’s young shoulders this season when he stepped into Harry Redknapp’s shoes at White Hart Lane. Clearly, the chemistry at Chelsea had been all wrong – would Spurs be any better? Clearly, yes, and although fifth place …

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Arsenal update: Guillem Balague says £10 million bid for David Villa

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There is some real confusion about where David Villa will be playing football next season. However it seems very unlikely that he will be joining any clubs that can’t offer him Champions League football so that means Spurs and Liverpool are out of the picture. So then where does that leave Arsenal? A couple of sources are quoting Spanish football …

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Arsenal update: David Villa – it is us or Spurs?

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So David Villa’s quest to re start his carer in North London and the Premiership continues, however the news this morning is that the Spanish striker might not heading for his expected destination The Barca man, who very nearly joined Arsenal in the winter window is, according to radio station Cadena Ser and newspaper Mundo Deportivo, on his way to …

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Arsenal fans guide to Chelsea songs for tonight – with updated lyrics

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In what is a massively weird situation Arsenal fans will be cheering on Chelsea tonight to ensure that Spurs remain in fifth place thereby leaving fourth place to Arsenal if they win their last two games. So Gunners fans some of the songs that you know and love will have their lyrics changed for one night only. So for example …

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Can Arsenal’s excellent run of form carry them through to 3rd place?

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Arsenal fan Julius @OneGunn3r on why the battle for third and fourth is set to get very, very interesting As our North London rivals can vouch, it is remarkably easy to get carried away on the back of a string of good results. Since Aaron Lennon and Gareth Bale danced round a hapless and hopeless Arsenal defence 37 days ago, …

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Spurs striking dilemma; Why Ade Should Get Nod Over Defoe

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Spurs’ striker situation this season has been peculiar. At the start of the campaign, Andre Villas-Boas opted for Jermain Defoe as his lone forward, despite the permanent signing of Emmanuel Adebayor, who was probably more suited to that role. Defoe performed well early on, combining goalscoring with impressive movement and improved link-up play. Surprisingly, Villas-Boas switched to a 4-4-2 to …

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Spurs’ AVB says English clubs will one again rule Europe

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After Arsenal’s brave, but still very painful exit from the Champions League at the feet of Bayern last night, Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas has been talking today about how he believes that English clubs will bounce back in Europe soon. In referencing Arsene Wenger’s warning that this season’s results were “a massive wake-up call” for English football AVB told the …

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