Crystal Palace set to announce new manager in 48 hours

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Crystal Palace have confirmed they will announce their new manager in the next 48 hours after the surprise departure of Tony Pulis last week. Pulis guided Palace to a miraculous fate after they avoided the drop despite being rock bottom when he picked them up. A truly remarkable season in which saw Pulis maintain a fascinating statistic – he has …

Southampton bid for Townsend rejected

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Southampton have had their official bid for Spurs winger Andros Townsend rejected according to Sky Sports. Sky Sports sources have indicated that the bid was said to be in the region of £10m. However, Spurs clearly envisage Townsend to be worth more than what the Saints are offering and quickly quashed the bid. Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has clearly identified Townsend …

Spurs sign USA star

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Tottenham have today confirmed a deal to sign Seattle Sounders full back, DeAndre Yedlin on a four-year-contract according to BBC Sport. The 21-year-old right back played a bit-part in USA’s World Cup campaign and mightily impressed when he came on as a substitute. Blessed with raw pace and a directness to his play, Yedlin will act as cover for first choice …

Spurs ready to off-load 11 players

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Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino has indicated that he is ready to pull off a mass exodus with his squad to ensure all drift wood is exiled. Eleven players, that’s the number being floated about regarding how many players could be exiting White Hart Lane and England duo, Aaron Lennon and Andros Townsend are a part of the list. The Telegraph have …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …