White Hot Lines  

June 2014

This page gives you a diary of events as they have happened at the club. 
News of current and former players will be included, as well as any other Spurs related story, rumour or innuendo.

The MEHSTG spin story is our own unique take on some of the big breaking stories of the day ... with our 
"spin" (and little truth) attached to it !!  There are also "no spin" stories, which are strange but true !! 
You couldn't make them up !!

 

Monday 30.06.14
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   APOLOGIES for the lack of service of the last week or so.  A combination of migrating to a new computer and a week's holiday conspired to keep us away from an internet connection for a while.  Over the next couple of days we will be back-filling all the Spurs related news that happened while we were away.
   Hugo Lloris captained France to a 2-0 win over Nigeria in the World Cup tonight.
   Nabil Bentaleb was an unused substitute as Algeria went out of the World Cup tonight. losing 1-2 to Germany.
   Tottenham are reported to have agreed an 8 million fee with Swansea City for full back Ben Davies, with the signing set to be announced soon.
   Spurs are also said to be favourites to sign free agent Esteban Cambiassio from Internazionale.
   Tottenham may steal a march on Arsenal's attempt to sign
Ivory Coast right back Serge Aurier from Toulouse as competition for Kyle Walker.
   Spurs may be making the trek back to the Liberty Stadium, as they are heavily linked with a 20 million move for Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony.
   Should Hugo Lloris move to Paris St. Germain, rumours are that Tottenham would make a move for giant England and Glasgow Celtic keeper Fraser Forster.
   Sources are also linking Tottenham with a move for Algerian and Rennes midfielder Yacine Brahimi.
   Club captain Michael Dawson is said to be close to signing for Hull City for between 4 million and 5 million after being told he can leave the club.
   Former Spurs reserve defender Anton Blackwood has signed for non league Cheshunt.
   Former Spurs reserve defender Ronnie Henry has re-signed for Stevenage from Luton Town.


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Sunday 29.06.14
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   As you might expect the transfer rumours are hotting up now the World Cup is entering the final stages.
   Spurs are set to step up their bid for QPR striker Loic Remy, who has an 8 million release clause.
   The Sunday Mirror reckon Spurs are set for a battle with Swansea City, as the Swans want Gylfi Sigurdsson and Tottenham want to buy goalkeeper Michel Vorm and full back Ben Davies from the Welsh side.  Swansea are willing to pay 8 million for Sigurdsson, while Spurs are hoping to pay the same for Davies.
   The Daily Star Sunday claims that Mauricio Pochettino is keen to bring in Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Marcelo Brozovic, hoping to steal in ahead of Sevilla for the 19 year old.
   A move for Sporting Lisbon right back Miguel Lopes is mooted online, with a fee of 3.2 million.
   Harry Redknapp is keen to take Emmanuel Adebayor to QPR.
   Tottenham are reported by French paper L'Equipe to be negotiating a deal to sign Valenciennes 19 year old full back Damien Dussuat, who was part of the France Under-20 side.
   Karol Linetty, a 19 year old midfielder at Polish club Lech Poznan could be the subject of a 2.5 million offer from Tottenham.


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Saturday 28.06.14
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   Tottenham and Arsenal are both vying to sign Southampton's French midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin.
   The two clubs are also set to out-bid Juventus in the chase to sign 21 year old Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, who might cost 20 million.
   Both are reported to be ready to move for Colombia FC Porto striker Jackson Martinez, when he considers his future after the World Cup.
   Manchester United and Mexico forward Javier Hernandez is the subject of interest from both Spurs and Arsenal.
   Spurs are reportedly closing in on the free signing of 33 year old Argentina and Internazionale midfielder Esteban Cambiassio to add some experience to the side
   Alleged Spurs target Espanyol and Mexico defender Hector Moreno broke his leg in Mexico's 1-2 defeat by Holland in the World Cup today.
   Tottenham are believed to be the club who have submitted a bid for Mexico and Espanyol defender Hector Moreno.
   Paulinho was an unused substitute as Brazil beat Chile 3-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw after extra time.


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Friday 27.06.14
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   Spurs were said to be close to signing PSV Eindhoven's Belgian winger Zakaria Bakkali for 5 million, after he refused the offer of a new contract.
   It has been reported that Lee Power, who took over as Swindon Town chairman, wanted the Robins to be a feeder club for Spurs, with his relationship with Tim Sherwood - a former team-mate at Norwich City - providing a string of young players needing experience of first team football.
   Internazionale have accepted defeat in their attempts to sign Erik Lamela, who Tottenham are refusing to sell.


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Thursday 26.06.14
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   Tottenham are reported to be ready to nip in ahead of Liverpool to sign Croatia and Southampton defender Dejan Lovren for 15 million.
   Liverpool, Spurs and Manchester City are all reportedly interested in 21 year old Valencia defender Juan Bernat.
   Nabil Bentaleb played the 90 minutes of Algeria's 1-1 draw with Russia that sees them through to the World Cup quarter finals.
   Jan Vertonghen played all 90 minutes and scored the goal for Belgium that beat South Korea in the World Cup today.  Mousa Dembele also played the whole game while Nacer Chadli was a 60th minute substitute.


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Wednesday 25.06.14
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   Hugo Lloris played all 90 minutes as France played out a 0-0 draw to go through top the knock-out stages of the World Cup.
   Jake Livermore signed for Hull City today in a deal worth 8 million.
   Crystal Palace are keen on signing Gylfi Sigurdsson for 10 million.
   Spurs and Manchester United are interested in signing AS Monaco and Colombia striker James Rodriguez, the player who moved from FC Porto for 36 million last season.
   Sandro is reported to be in talks with Napoli about a move away from White Hart Lane, with Swiss midfielder Valon Behrami coming in the other direction.
   Tottenham are linked with having an interest in experienced French defender Jeremy Mathieu, but it looks as though Barcelona re favourites to sign the Valencia player.
   19 year old Charlton Athletic midfielder Diego Poyet, son of former Spurs midfielder Gus Poyet, is set to leave the club after refusing a new contract at the Valley.  Spurs, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City are all interested in the England Under-21 international.
   Tottenham MP David Lammy has hit out at the government over the delays in resolving the Compulsory Purchase Order on the final property needing to be cleared for the new build to take place.


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   MEHSTG's spin story ... The mother of Luis Suarez said to the Press today that he is being treated "like a dog" ... well, he did bite man !!

Tuesday 24.06.14
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   Liverpool and Spurs are both reported to be chasing Brazil and Real Madrid left back Marcelo.
   Tottenham are watching centre half Eric Dier's situation at Sporting Lisbon carefully, after the youngster refused to sing a new deal with the Portuguese club.
   Spurs reserve striker Jon Obika's situation at Tottenham is being watched by Charlton Athletic, Barnsley, Bristol City and Doncaster Rovers.
   A Spurs XI will play a pre-season friendly at Dagenham & Redbridge on Saturday 2nd August with a 15:00 kick off.


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Monday 23.06.14
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   Phew !!  John O'Shea has said that he is more than happy at Sunderland in response to wild rumours that Spurs were interested in signing him for 3 million.
   Benoit Assou-Ekotto was involved in a head-butt incident on one of his own players at the end of the match with Brazil, which Cameroon lost 1-4 today, ending their involvement in the finals.


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Sunday 22.06.14
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   Tottenham may make a move for Divock Origi, the 19 year old goal-scoring Belgian striker who plays for Lille, with an opening offer of 5 million.
   Dutch winger Memphis Depay could be the subject of a 17 million move by Spurs, but other clubs are interested in the PSV Eindhoven player following his World Cup performances.
   AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao has snubbed a move to Tottenham, but also Liverpool, Manchester City as he has his eyes set on a transfer to Real Madrid.
   Ecuador's goal-scoring striker Enner Valencia, who plays for Mexican club Pachuca, is a target for Spurs, Everton and Newcastle United.
   Nigeria striker Emannuel Emenike is linked with interest from Tottenham after impressive World Cup showings.
   Spurs are reported to be watching Argentina's 24 year old left full back Marcos Rojo, who plays for Sporting Lisbon.
   Former manager Harry Redknapp has claimed that Tottenham players during his time at the club had asked him to get them out of England duty.
   Jan Vertonghen played for Belgium, as a 26th minute substitute, in their 1-0 win over Russia in the World Cup today.  Mousa Dembele and Nacer Chadli were unused substitutes.
   Nabil Bentaleb played the whole of Algeria's 4-2 win over South Korea in the World Cup tonight.


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Saturday 21.06.14
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   Hull City have agreed an 8 million fee to sign Jake Livermore on a permanent basis.
   Spurs are said to be considering a 10 million bid for Newcastle United keeper Tim Krul.
   Tottenham are reported to have been offered AC Milan's 27 year old Slovenian Valter Birsa for 4 million.
   Spurs are said to be ready to hold talks with 15 million rated Croatian and Southampton defender Dejan Lovren.


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Friday 20.06.14
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   Hugo Lloris was in goal for France as they beat Switzerland 5-2 in the World Cup group E game today.
   Everyone suddenly wants Valencia midfielder Ever Banega, including Spurs, who are tipped to beat Sunderland to the player's signature.
   FC Basle defender Fabian Schar is being linked as a 9 milion target for Tottenham.


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Thursday 19.06.14
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   Tottenham have announced that Les Ferdinand and Chris Ramsey have left the club.  Both were coaches under former Head Coach Tim Sherwood.
   Benoit Assou-Ekotto was on the losing side as Croatia beat Cameroon 4-0 and the Spurs defender was caught on camera head-butting one of his own team-mates towards the end of the match.


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Wednesday 18.06.14
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   Tottenham have been handed a trip to West Ham United on the opening day of the new season, followed by a London derby at home against QPR and then a visit from Liverpool.  Because the Premier League value their "randomly" selected fixture list so highly and charge the earth just to prove how difficult it is to work out that Spurs and Arsenal will not play at home on the same day, MEHSTG is unable to bring you a full fixture list for the 2014-15 season, but there is one here on the Spurs website.
   Spurs have been linked with a move for Sunderland's haphazard and own-goal scoring defender John O'Shea for 3 million.  However, other reports say that we are after Brazilian haphazard and own-goal scoring defender Marcelo.
   A report in the Daily Star claims Etienne Capoue in interesting Atletico Madrid.
   The Daily Mail have learned that Spurs want to offer Etienne Capoue and Roberto Soldado on loan for 2014-15 and 14 million for left back Alberto Moreno.
   To be able to sign Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku, Spurs may be required to sell Roberto Soldado and Emmanuel Adebayor it is rumoured.
   Police have conceded that in the normal course of events at White Hart Lane, Spurs fans may not be arrested for the use of the Y Word.  However, if it is claimed it is being used in a  pejorative manner, then there could still be a case to answer.  The use of the term in offensive songs sung by opposing fans could still se action be taken by the Metropolitan Police.


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Tuesday 17.06.14
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   Paulinho played all 90 minutes of Brazil's 0-0 draw in the World Cup tonight.
   Jan Vertonghen and Nabil Bentaleb played for the whole of Belgium's 2-1 win over Algeria in the World Cup this evening. Nacer Chadli and Mousa Dembele started the match for Belgium,. but were substituted after 46 and 65 minutes.
   Among the weird and wonderful links with transfer targets today, Spurs are said to be reportedly vaguely interested in Russian midfielder Alan Dzgaoev and Newcastle United winger Hatem Ben Arfa.


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Monday 16.06.14
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   The strong rumour today links Fiorentina and former Manchester City central defender Stefan Savic being a transfer target for Tottenham.
   Spurs are reportedly interested in Swansea City and Cameroon striker Wilfried Bony.
   TalkSport are linking Spurs with a 4 million bid for Leyton Orient's 20 year old winger Moses Odubajo.
   Hull City are reportedly keen on left back Danny Rose.
   Several reports state that Tottenham are leading the chase for Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy, with Arsenal slipping out of contention for the 8 million rated Frenchman.


   OTHER NEWS ... Southampton have made Ronald Koeman their new manager ... 

Sunday 15.06.14
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   Hugo Lloris captained France to a 3-0 World Cup group win over Honduras, for whom former Tottenham midfielder Wilson Palacios was sent of just before half-time.
   Tottenham are strongly being linked with moves for Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana and full back Luke Shaw, after other reports indicate that Manchester United are now looking elsewhere.
   Spurs are also reported to be on the brink of selling Sandro to Internazionale of Milan.


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Saturday 14.06.14
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   Today's story in the Daily Mirror claims Mauricio Pochettino is set to change the squad at Tottenham with hints that Jake Livermore, Harry Kane ,Etienne Capoue, Roberto Soldado, Andros Townsend, Michael Dawson and Nacer Chadli will make way for the potential signing of Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea, Atletico Madrid left back Toby Alderweireld and  Yehven Konoplyanka of Dnipro Dnipropetrovosk.
   Spurs' interest in Internazionale forward Ricardo Alvarez is apparently sparking rumours of a swap deal with Sandro moving to Italy as part of the transfer.
   It is claimed that former Spurs midfielder and Head Coach Tim Sherwood turned down the opportunity to manage West Bromwich Albion, as there was a derisory offer of wages for coaches Les Ferdinand and Chris Ramsey.


   OTHER NEWS ... West Bromwich Albion appoint Alan Irvine as their new Head Coach ... 

Friday 13.06.14
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   Benoit Assou-Ekotto played all of Cameroon's 0-1 defeat in Group A of the World Cup this afternoon.
   Young midfielder Grant Ward has had his loan at Chicago Fire extended until December 31st.
   Former Spurs winger David Bentley has announced his retirement from football at the age of 29 after being without a club for a year following his release by Spurs.


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Thursday 12.06.14
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   Paulinho played 63 minutes of Brazil's 3-1 win over Croatia before being substituted in the opening game of the world Cup tonight.
   The Metro links Spurs with a move for Argentina and Internazionale forward Ricardo Alvarez, who would cost them 8 million.
   Tottenham are also reported to be interested in River Plate's 18 year old striker Sebastian Driussi, who is rated at 6 million plus add ons.
   Wigan Athletic and Wolverhampton Wanderers are both said to be keen on taking midfielder Alex Pritchard on loan next season.
   26 year old Ecuador and Flamengo central defender Frickson Erazo is also a player Mauricio Pochettino has his eye on.


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Wednesday 11.06.14
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   In Mauricio Pochettino's first interview on the official club site, spoken in excellent English, he joked that the players do not need to worry about triple training sessions each day and also said that Steffen Freund would be staying at the club as part of the coaching team.
   Tottenham and Manchester United have been identified as possible destinations by Nicolas Gaitan, the Benfica midfielder, who looks set to leave Portugal according to a story in the Daily Express.
   Spurs and Arsenal have been alerted to the news that Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato is keen to move back to Europe from Corinthians, the Express also reports .
   Crystal Palace are close to completing a 6.5 million deal for Jake Livermore after Hull City considered the asking price too high.
   Spurs, Liverpool and Everton are keen on Juventus defender Angelo Ogbonna.
   Former Spurs defender Jason Cundy has signed for non-league St. Austell.


   OTHER NEWS ... Jose Riga has been appointed as the new manager of Blackpool ...  Hereford United were kicked out of the Football Conference today because of a failure to pay their bills ...

Tuesday 10.06.14
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   Rumours are circulating that Spurs have agreed a 9 million deal to sign Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy, but that the player is awaiting an approach from Arsenal, where he would favour moving to.
   It is reported that Mauricio Pochettino has blocked a move by Juventus for Erik Lamela, telling the Argentinian winger that he will be a major part of the team next season.
   Another story in the media reckons that the new Head Coach wants to build a side around Emmanuel Adebayor.
   Spurs and Arsenal are going had to head for Real Madrid's 20 year old striker Alvaro Morata.  Internazionale are also keen on the Spanish international forward.
   Everton, Tottenham and Liverpool are keen on taking Barcelona winger Cristian Tello on loan next season.
   Granada's Algerian international midfielder Yacine Brahimi is wanted by Everton and Spurs, with a price of 8 million quoted for the 24 year old.
   Nottingham Forest's young keeper Karl Darlow is a target for Liverpool and Tottenham.
   James Rodriguez, the Colombian AS Monaco midfielder, wants to leave to play more first team football and is looking to head to England to do so, with Manchester United and Spurs linked with the player who cost 24 million from FC Porto last summer.
   Tottenham, Juventus and Manchester United are being linked with making an offer for Barcelona winger Alexis Sanchez this summer.
   Reports that Spurs might be trying to bring central defender Steven Caulker back to White Hart Lane are clouded by Arsenal's interest in the England international.


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Monday 09.06.14
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   Brad Friedel has signed a one year contract extension with Tottenham and will also be a club ambassador for the United States.
   Valencia and Arsenal may join Spurs in chasing the 30 year old Juventus striker Mirko Vucinic, as Mauricio Pochettino has allegedly told the Spurs board that he would welcome the Montenegrin player's signing, with a price of 6.5 million quoted.


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Sunday 08.06.14
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   After a good season on loan at Hull City, Spurs are pricing Jake Livermore at 6.5 million for those clubs who have expressed an interest in the Tottenham midfielder, the Sunday mirror reports.
   The Mirror also claims that Spurs may make a move for Atletico Madrid's Belgian left back Toby Alderweireld.
   It is rumoured that Jermain Defoe will return to England on loan in January 2015, when the MLS season ends in America, to play for Queens Park Rangers.
   Hugo Lloris was in goal for France throughout their 8-0 World Cup warm-up friendly against Jamaica in France tonight.  The Jamaica side contained former Spurs players Simon Dawkins and Ramil Sheriff.


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Saturday 07.06.14
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   Paulinho played 65 minutes of Brazil's 1-0 win over Serbia in Sao Paolo tonight before being substituted.
   The Daily Express lead the way with Spurs rumours today.  First off they claim that Blackpool's England Under-21 midfielder Tom Ince's decision not to move to Internazionale leaves him with a choice of Everton, Newcastle United and Spurs to sign for before the season starts.
   Barcelona winger Alexis Sanchez is a target for Spurs, Liverpool , Juventus and Manchester United according to the same paper.
   The Express goes on to continue to link Tottenham with an interest in Alberto Moreno, the Sevilla left back, after rumours of him going off the idea of moving to Liverpool surfaced.
   In the Telegraph, they concentrate on Romelu Lukaku, the Chelsea striker who wants out of Stamford Bridge after another big money forward will be joining in the shape of Diego Costa.  The young Belgian sees his future elsewhere, with Juventus, Everton and Tottenham all options for him.
   West Ham United have emerged as competition for the Swiss midfielder Blerim Dzemaili, with Spurs eyeing the Napoli man, according to TalkSport.
   The Daily Mail report that Aston Villa's approach for Manchester United central defender Rio Ferdinand is unlikely to succeed, with a move back to London being the former England international's priority.  QPR, Crystal Palace and West Ham United are showing interest in his services, but he favours a move to Tottenham.  Galatasaray and LA Galaxy are both said to be watching Ferdinand's situation.
   Belgium beat Tunisia 1-0 in a friendly in Brussels tonight, with Mousa Dembele and Jan Vertonghen playing the whole match, while Nacer Chadli came off the bench in the sixty-second minute.
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   MEHSTG's spin story ... .

Friday 06.06.14
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   Defender Grant Hall has joined Birmingham City on a season long loan.


   OTHER NEWS ... Sami Hyypia has been appointed as the new manager of Brighton And Hove Albion ... 

Thursday 05.06.14
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   Tottenham are reported to be close to signing 16 year old Andrija Balic, costing them up to 2.4m.  The Hadjuk Split midfielder has been the subject of talks for a while and would be a good prospect for the club.
   Rumours of Tottenham offering 14 million and Etienne Capoue plus Roberto Soldado on loan for a season to Sevilla for Spanish international left back Alberto Moreno appear to be off the mark, as later in the day it was reported that Spurs had no interest in the player, leaving Liverpool a clear run on the 21 million rated defender.
   Bayern Munich's American winger, 18 year old Julian Green, is allegedly a target for Spurs, with a 5 million fee quoted for the youngster who is seeking more first team football and has been included in the USA World Cup squad.
   Sandro appears to be on his way out of White Hart Lane, with a fee of 15 million being quoted in the news for anyone who will pay it.  Chelsea and Napoli seem the most likely bidders, but it remains to be seen if they meet Daniel Levy's price tag.
   The Daily Mail reckons that Hugo Lloris and Erik Lamela will not be sold by Spurs this summer.
   The Daily Mirror claim Liverpool have dropped out of the running to sign Adam Lallana from Southampton, preferring Darko Lazovic of Benfica, thus leaving Spurs as a possible destination for the England midfielder to link up again with Mauricio Pochettino.
   Former Spurs reserve keeper Shwan Jalal has left Bournemouth on a free transfer to join Bury.


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Wednesday 04.06.14
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   The Daily Mirror claims that Sandro is determined to leave the club and Spurs may use Napoli's interest to arrange a swap with Swiss international midfielder Blerim Dzemaili.
   AS Roma are showing interest in Mousa Dembele the Mirror also claim.
   Spurs are being linked with a move for bad Liverpool full back Glen Johnson.
   Nabil Bentaleb scored his first Algeria goal against Vlad Chiriches' Romania in tonight's friendly between the two nations.  Bentaleb was substitutes in the 84th minute in a match marred by crowd trouble in Geneva
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   Gylfi Sigurdsson played all of Iceland's 1-0 home friendly win over Estonia tonight.
   Former Spurs winger Mark Robson has been named a first team coach in the new set-up at Norwich City.


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Tuesday 03.06.14
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   Erik Lamela is wanted by Internazionale, Fiorentina and Napoli, while Spurs are rumoured to be considering letting the Argentinian winger go on loan next season.
   Tottenham are linked with a double swoop on Southampton for Jay Rodriguez and Nathaniel Clyne.
   TalkSport claim that Spurs are to be offered striker Goran Pandev plus cash for Jan Vertonghen by Napoli.
   Michael Dawson today told TalkSport that he wants to stay at Spurs and is content that Mauricio Pochettino is the manager to take the club into the top four.
   Former Spurs reserve midfielder Massimo Luongo has been included in the Australian World Cup squad.


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Monday 02.06.14
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   Today's hottest rumour is picked up by a large number of sources and refers to Spurs and Liverpool (who else) battling for the 6 million signature of left back Ryan Bertrand.
   Crystal Palace may join in the battle to sign Jake Livermore with Hull City, as the Press give the midfielder a 10 million price tag.
   Benoit Assou-Ekotto has been included in the Cameroon squad heading for the World Cup in Brazil.
   Algeria have included Nabil Bentleb in their squad for the World Cup finals.
   Emmanuel Adebayor is believed to be ready to take a pay cut to stay at Tottenham.  Some reports had Spurs down as selling him for as little as 5 million, with the last season of contributions to his wages being paid be Manchester City now passed.  Adebayor, who finished as Tottenham's top scorer last season, is reported to be willing to drop from 180,000 a week to 90,000 according to some reports.
   Tottenham are reported as telling Napoli to double their offer of
10 million for Sandro and there might be the chance to do business, according to internet reports.
   Feyenoord's Dutch international right back Daryl Janmaat is wanted by Spurs to provide competition for Kyle Walker.
   Spurs and Sunderland ar eboth said to be interested in Valencia midfielder Even Banega.
   Laughable rumour of the day is that Barcelona are willing to let Cesc Fabregas go and that he is being linked with a move to White Hart Lane !!


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Sunday 01.06.14
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   Rumours started to be reported late last night that Spurs may offer Andros Townsend to Southampton to secure the signing of midfielder Adam Lallana, although later reports indicated that Spurs were pulling out of the bidding for the player.
   The other hot rumour involved Chelsea left back Ryan Bertrand, who is a target for Spurs, after spending last season on loan at Aston Villa.
   Another left back being linked with a move to White Hart Lane is Swansea City's Ben Davies.
   Reports on the web reckon Spurs are keen on bringing in Paris St. Germain striker Javier Pastore.
   Benoit Assou-Ekotto was a 58th minute substitute in Cameroon's 2-2 draw in Germany tonight.
   Mousa Dembele played all 90 minutes of Belgium's 2-0 away friendly win in Sweden tonight, with Nacer Chadli coming on as a 68th minute substitute.
   Captain Hugo Lloris was in goal for France as Paraguay salvaged a 1-1 draw in Paris tonight, with a last minute goal.
   The Sunday Express claim Liverpool and Spurs (isn't it always) are chasing Napoli and former Bolton Wanderers Swiss international midfielder Blerim Dzemaili.  The 28 year old is also wanted by Internazionale and Borussia Moenchengladbach
   Another Napoli midfielder being linked with Spurs is Marek Hamsik, who would cost an estimated 20 million.
   Spurs appear keen to bring Steven Caulker back to White Hart Lane and Cardiff City are looking to reduce their wage bill, so a deal could be on according to reports on the internet.


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