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Eye-catching Mendy stat highlights keeper’s impact at Chelsea
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Eye-catching Mendy stat highlights keeper’s impact at Chelsea

The Senegal stopper kept yet another clean sheet in the Blues’ 0-0 draw with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday Edouard Mendy has only been a Premier League keeper for two months, but already the Chelsea new boy is setting the standard for goalkeeper in the top flight. In keeping a clean sheet against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, the Senegal stopper has taken his tally of shutouts in the Prem to five. Already, he’s registered more clean sheets in the top flight than any other keeper in the Premier League so far this season, which is remarkable considering he’s only played six matches so far.  
Spanish Media Have Reacted To Gareth Bale’s Winner For Tottenham Hotspur Vs Brighton
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Spanish Media Have Reacted To Gareth Bale’s Winner For Tottenham Hotspur Vs Brighton

Gareth Bale's winner for Tottenham Hotspur vs Brighton has prompted a reaction from the Spanish media. Bale came off the bench on Sunday evening and nodded the winner to send Spurs to second in the Premier League. It's his first goal for Spurs since returning on a season-long loan from Real Madrid and it'll come as no surprise that newspapers in Spain are interested in the Welshman. He was assisted by Sergio Reguilon, who also joined Spurs from Madrid in the summer, and Marca were quick to point out they never combined for a goal in the Spanish capital. "The connection between two former Madrid players may have made some fans question [Zinedine] Zidane's odd decision [to let them leave]" said they stated per Daily Mail. Meanwhile, Mundo Deportivo said Bale was the hero and...
Iwobi returns to Everton squad ahead of West Brom game
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Iwobi returns to Everton squad ahead of West Brom game

The Nigeria international is in contention for Saturday's league match after missing the Toffees' opening two games of the season Alex Iwobi has returned to the Everton squad ahead of their Premier League outing against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday after recovering from a knock. The 24-year-old was missing in Carlo Ancelotti's team for their opening league fixture against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, and their Carabao Cup triumph against Salford City on Wednesday. Ahead of the encounter against the Baggies at Goodison Park on Saturday, Ancelotti confirmed the Super Eagles star is among the players fit and ready to play following his recovery.
Jose Mourinho Is The Fourth Most Likely Premier League Manager To Be Sacked First
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Jose Mourinho Is The Fourth Most Likely Premier League Manager To Be Sacked First

Jose Mourinho is the fourth most likely manager to be sacked first this season after Tottenham Hotspur's opening day defeat. Spurs lost 1-0 to Everton on Sunday afternoon as Dominic Calvert-Lewin's header condemned Mourinho to his first opening day loss in the Premier League. While there is plenty of time for the 'Special One' to turn it around, Oddschecker have revealed he currently sits at 33/1 to get the sack. The most likely is West Ham United boss David Moyes, who oversaw a 2-0 defeat to Newcastle United on Saturday evening. Check out the full odds for every Premier League manager per GIVEMESPORT: 20. Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool) - 100/1 19. Chris Wilder (Sheffield United) - 35/1 18. Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) - 35/1 17. Carlo Ancelotti (Everton) - 33/1 16. Ole Gu...
‘I’m the same guy, the same principles’ – Mourinho says he has lost no passion after 20 years in management
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‘I’m the same guy, the same principles’ – Mourinho says he has lost no passion after 20 years in management

The Portuguese coach says he sets his Tottenham Hotspur side out with the mentality that they want to win every game they play Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho insists that he has not lost his passion for management after 20 years at the top level. The Portuguese first managed with Benfica in 2000 then moved to Uniao de Leiria and Porto, where he won the Champions League, before switching to England. Successful spells at Chelsea and Inter followed, but his star began to wane at Real Madrid, where he won only one league title in three years at the club.
Tottenham Hotspur announce the signing of defender, Matt Doherty from Wolves for £15m
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Tottenham Hotspur announce the signing of defender, Matt Doherty from Wolves for £15m

Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of Irish right-back Matt Doherty from Wolves in a £15million deal.   The Premier League club confirmed on Sunday August 30, that the 28-year-old has signed a contract at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium until 2024 and will wear the No 2 shirt.   On the move, Doherty said: 'I am very proud to be joining such a big club. It has the best stadium and possibly the best training ground in the world from what I have seen.   'When you start something new you want to start well and get off to a fast start. I can't wait to get going.   'I wanted to travel down to play in the game [against Birmingham] and that's how excited I feel coming here.' Matt Doherty is Spurs' third signing of the summer after Pierre-E...
Tottenham Makes move for Arsenal star after Gunners’ Board Overrule Arteta
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Tottenham Makes move for Arsenal star after Gunners’ Board Overrule Arteta

Tottenham Hotspur could make a surprise move for Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles, the UK Sun reports. The club has put the 22-year-old up for sale against manager Mikel Arteta’s wishes. Maitland-Niles is eager for more playing time, having just started one Premier League game for the Gunners. However, the versatile youngster did impress in the FA Cup against Manchester City and Chelsea. Arteta is keen to keep Maitland-Niles in his squad, but Arsenal’s decision-makers feel differently. The Gunners need to raise funds in order to spend this summer and believe they can get as much as £30million for Maitland-Niles. Tottenham have now registered their interest in Maitland-Niles and made it known they would be keen to prise him away from their rivals. The midfielder-tu...
Tottenham Appoints new Coach to Work With Jose Mourinho
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Tottenham Appoints new Coach to Work With Jose Mourinho

Tottenham Hotspur, on Thursday, announced the appointment of former player, Ledley King, as Jose Mourinho’s new first-team assistant. King will work alongside Mourinho and the rest of the club’s first-team staff. The 39-year-old will also take on the role of supporting academy players looking to make the step up. King played for the North London club for 13 years making 323 appearances. He lifted the League Cup in 2008 before a persistent knee injury forced him to retire in 2012. Mourinho, speaking about King with the club’s official website, said: “I am extremely pleased to be welcoming Ledley into the first team group as we continue our preparations for the new season. “He has a tremendous affinity with this football club and the fans appreciate just how much he ha...
Tottenham Hotspur Reacts to Death of Serge Aurier’s Brother, Christopher
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Tottenham Hotspur Reacts to Death of Serge Aurier’s Brother, Christopher

Tottenham Hotspur has mourned the death of defender, Serge Aurier’s brother, Christopher Aurier. DAILY POST had earlier reported that Christopher was shot dead in Toulouse in the early hours of Monday morning. Christopher was shot two times in the stomach at a night club. The 26-year-old was rushed to Toulouse University hospital in a critical condition shortly after 5 am, where he was then pronounced dead. French police are still hunting the gunman who fled the scene. The tragedy happened hours after his brother, Serge, featured for Tottenham as they came from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 in a North London Derby. Reacting, Tottenham in a tweet via its official Twitter page, said: “The Club is deeply saddened to confirm media reports that Serge Aurier’s brother passed a...
Arteta Gives Update on Ozil’s Future After 2-1 Defeat at Tottenham
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Arteta Gives Update on Ozil’s Future After 2-1 Defeat at Tottenham

Mesut Ozil’s future at Arsenal remains uncertain, after he was again missing in Sunday’s 2-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur. Ozil, who has one year left on his deal, had initially been a key man during Arteta’s first months at the Emirates. But since the COVID-19 lockdown and the return to Premier League action last month, the German playmaker has been frozen out. Ozil failed to make the squad for the trip to Manchester City, before being left on the bench at both Brighton and Southampton. He has since been completely absent for five successive games, including the FA Cup quarter-final win at Sheffield United. Speaking after the 2-1 loss to Jose Mourinho’s men this weekend, he was once more asked about Ozil’s situation. “He’s...
Serge Aurier’s Brother Shot Dead Outside Of A Nightclub In France
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Serge Aurier’s Brother Shot Dead Outside Of A Nightclub In France

Tottenham Hotspur defender Serge Aurier's brother was shot dead on Monday morning, outside of a nightclub in Toulouse. French outlets Le Point and Europe 1 reported that Christophe Aurier died in hospital this morning after being found outside of a nightclub in the French city in the early hours of this morning. The 26-year-old is believed to have been found with a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was taken to Toulouse University hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The killer is believed to still be at large as French authorities investigate the incident outside the nightclub. Aurier's brother was also a footballer and came through the ranks at RC Lens, like Serge, and has been playing in the fifth division, at amateur level, with Toulouse Rodeo. He had a trial at Pr...
Arteta Reveals Why Arsenal Lost 2-1 to Tottenham
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Arteta Reveals Why Arsenal Lost 2-1 to Tottenham

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has blamed his individual error and lack of defensive solidity for his side’s 2-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. It is a result that damaged the Gunners’ hopes of sealing a European place. Arsenal took the lead thanks to Alexandre Lacazette’s rasping drive, but a loose Sead Kolasinac pass, allowed Son Heung-Min to equalise soon after. Toby Alderweireld gave Spurs victory late on with a header from a corner. It also saw Arteta lose his first North London derby as a manager. “We gave them the game again, an individual error and the set-piece that cost us three points again. “We talked about it before the game today that set-pieces in this game are crucial, and today it cost us the t...
Tottenham vs Arsenal: Arteta Apologises to Gunners Players after 2-1 Loss
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Tottenham vs Arsenal: Arteta Apologises to Gunners Players after 2-1 Loss

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has apologised to his players following the Gunners’ 2-1 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday evening. Arteta said he was really sorry for his players, adding that the result of the match was a massive blow in their race for European competition next season. Alexandre Lacazette’s goal was not enough as Jose Mourinho’s men defeated Arsenal, thanks to two goals from Son Heung-min and Toby Alderweireld. “It’s a massive blow [in the race for Europe] because we know the results this weekend. We will fight in two different ways, in the league and FA Cup, to do everything we can. “I’m disappointed and frustrated and really sorry for the boys. “The personality they showed, nullifies them and makes them hit the ball long ...
Mourinho Gives Reason Next Season will be Different For Tottenham
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Mourinho Gives Reason Next Season will be Different For Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho has disclosed that next season would be different for his team because Spurs are going to make some changes in their squad. The Portuguese also explained that Tottenham’s next season would not be so full of negative episodes like the current 2019/20 campaign because he would start working from day one. Mourinho said this following Tottenham’s Premier League 2-1 victory against Arsenal on Sunday. Mourinho’s men defeated the Gunners at home, thanks to two goals from Son Heung-min and Toby Alderweireld. Alexandre Lacazette did score for Mikel Arteta’s side. Speaking after the game, Mourinho told Football London: “Next season is going to be different from this one. “[I am optimistic] because I start working from day one, be...
Tottenham vs Arsenal: Arteta Reveals why he Dropped Saka for London Derby
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Tottenham vs Arsenal: Arteta Reveals why he Dropped Saka for London Derby

Arsenal Manager, Mikel Arteta, has given reasons for dropping Bukayo Saka against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. The 18-year-old is enjoying a fine season with the Gunners and has scored four times and provided 10 assists so far. However, Arteta, dropped Saka to the bench for their 2-1 defeat at Spurs, preferring to start with Nicolas Pepe. He was asked to explain his decision ahead of the match and suggested he is merely resting the teenager. “He’s played a lot of games, we have a lot of games coming up, we have to rotate some players, we had some issues during the week. “Every week will be a little bit different,” Arteta told Sky Sports. Saka recently signed a new four-year deal at Arsenal, which will keep him at the club until 2024.
Tottenham vs Arsenal: Jose Mourinho Reacts to 2-1 Victory
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Tottenham vs Arsenal: Jose Mourinho Reacts to 2-1 Victory

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, has reacted to his side’s 2-1 victory against Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday evening. Alexandre Lacazette opened the scoring for Mikel Arteta’s men in the first half before Son Heung-min equalised for Spurs two minutes later. Toby Alderweireld then scored a late second-half goal to give Mourinho’s men all three points against the Gunners. Mourinho said his players did everything he asked them tactically and emotionally. He also said that he was proud of his player’s performances against the visitors, adding that they now need to fight for the Europa League spot. “The way the match was, everybody forgot that [about the less time to prepare],” Mourinho told a post-match press conference after the game. “They did...
Jose Mourinho Speaks on Tottenham Finishing Above Arsenal after 2-1 win
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Jose Mourinho Speaks on Tottenham Finishing Above Arsenal after 2-1 win

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, has said he is not bothered about his side finishing above Arsenal this season. Mourinho was speaking after a 2-1 win over the Gunners on Sunday. “That’s a fan view. I have to be more ambitious than that. “I can even be a bit selfish and say that if the Championship started when I arrived here. Despite all the problems after then, we will probably be fourth or fifth on the table. “But I don’t want to see it from a fan’s view or be selfish. I want to qualify for the Europa League,” he told reporters. Alexandre Lacazette’s opener was cancelled out by Heung-Min Son, before Toby Aldeweireld headed in the winner. Spurs now have 52 points, two more their North London rivals.
Fans Go Wild For Pogba’s Incredible Volleyed Pass To Rashford On Social Media
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Fans Go Wild For Pogba’s Incredible Volleyed Pass To Rashford On Social Media

Paul Pogba has once again watered the mouths of many fans after his incredible volleyed pass to Marcus Rashford in Manchester United's draw at Tottenham Hotspur on Friday evening The France World Cup winner came on just after the hour mark at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and won the penalty from Eric Dier which earned United a share of the spoils in their 1-1 stalemate. But Pogba's involvement in the penalty incident was overshadowed on social media after he yet again displayed his long-range passing precision under testing circumstances. The 27-year-old received and controlled the ball expertly following a ricocheted pass from midfield partner Bruno Fernandes, who scored the penalty Pogba had won minutes beforehand. After letting the ball bounce a couple of times, Pogba swift...
What Solskjaer Said about De Gea after Man Utd’s 1-1 Draw at Tottenham
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What Solskjaer Said about De Gea after Man Utd’s 1-1 Draw at Tottenham

Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has defended David de Gea following his howler in their 1-1 draw at Tottenham Hotspur on Friday night. De Gea failed to keep out Steven Bergwijn’s powerful out, as Spurs took a 1-0 lead in the first half. However, United were able to snatch a point, after Paul Pogba was fouled inside the penalty area. Bruno Fernandes stepped up to slam the ball past Hugo Lloris. Former United captain, Roy Keane, labelled De Gea as “most overrated goalkeper” ever following the error. But Solskjaer fired back, claiming the ball changed direction. “David is a disappointed obviously with it but the ball was moving through the air,’ said the United boss. “We reacted well and he had a good save about five...
De Gea Under Fire after Error in Man Utd’s 1-1 Draw with Tottenham
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De Gea Under Fire after Error in Man Utd’s 1-1 Draw with Tottenham

Manchester United legend, Gary Neville, has blamed David de Gea for the goal Tottenham Hotspur scored, during a 1-1 game in the Premier League on Friday. Providing commentary on Sky Sports, Neville said De Gea will be “extremely disappointed” with himself, for failing to keep out Steven Bergwijn’s shot. The Spanish goalkeeper fumbled Bergwijn’s effort into his net, to give Spurs the lead. However, Bruno Fernandes made it 1-1, after Eric Dier fouled Paul Pogba inside the penalty area. “I think David de Gea will be extremely disappointed. He’s got to save that. “Bergwjin does really well. He’s got past Harry Maguire. But that shot is really close to De Gea. That’s really poor from the goalkeeper. Really poor. “It’s fine margins. Hugo Lloris made a key save fro...
Mourinho Blasts VAR after Tottenham’s 1-1 Draw with Man Utd
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Mourinho Blasts VAR after Tottenham’s 1-1 Draw with Man Utd

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, has lashed out at the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), following their 1-1 draw with Manchester United on Friday. Steven Bergwijn gave the hosts a 1-0 lead in the first half, after David De Gea failed to keep out his powerful shot. However, United levelled from the spot through Bruno Fernandes, after Paul Pogba was fouled in the area by Eric Dier. Referee Jon Moss awarded the Red Devils a late penalty, but VAR overruled the call. “I am unhappy with the VAR, not the referee on the first, the referee can make a mistake but VAR is there to do the job. “In the second I am unhappy with Jon Moss because he did not give the free kick leading up to it and then gave a penalty. In this case, the VAR gave the truth,” Mourinho told Sky Spo...
Roy Keane Criticises two Players after Man United Failed to Beat Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur
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Roy Keane Criticises two Players after Man United Failed to Beat Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur

A former Manchester United captain, Roy Keane, has criticised midfielders, Fred and Scott McTominay after the Red Devils failed to beat Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Friday night. Man United played a 1-1 draw against Jose Mourinho’s side at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Steven Bergwijn gave Spurs a 1-0 lead in the first half after David De Gea failed to keep out his powerful shot. However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side levelled from the spot through Bruno Fernandes, after Paul Pogba was fouled in the box by Eric Dier. But Keane is not convinced with the performances of both McTominay and Fred, who started for Man United against the hosts, adding that the pair are good enough to be the club’s long-term solution in midfield. “The potential is there, and...
Dimitar Berbatov Identifies Manchester Utd Seasons Player
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Dimitar Berbatov Identifies Manchester Utd Seasons Player

Former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov has identified midfielder, Fred, as the club’s player of the 2019/20 season. Fred has become a regular starter under Man United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, so far this season, following a rocky start to life at Old Trafford. But Berbatov believes the Brazilian international has been Man United’s standout performer this campaign. “At first, Fred had a difficult time at Manchester United, getting used to the tempo, with the speed of the games and the challenges,” Berbatov told Betfair ahead of Man United’s away Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur on Friday night. “It is not easy, coming from a different league, and sometimes he spent too much time on the ball and lost possession ea...
Solskjaer Names Players that will miss Tottenham, Man Utd Clash
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Solskjaer Names Players that will miss Tottenham, Man Utd Clash

Manchester United head coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has named the players that will miss his side’s away Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur on Friday night. According to Solskjaer, Axel Tuanzebe and Phil Jones are not ready to play against Jose Mourinho’s side because they are yet to get full match fitness due to injury. “Yeah we have got a couple of injuries,” Solskjaer was quoted by Man United’s official website as saying. “Axel will probably be missing, and Phil Jones will be missing [Man United’s clash against Tottenham]. Apart from that, I would say everyone else is available for selection.” He added: “During Pre-season you want to give everyone a chance, everyone the same opportunity to stake a claim for the team. “Eve...
Owen Predicts Winner Between Tottenham vs Man Utd
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Owen Predicts Winner Between Tottenham vs Man Utd

Former Liverpool and Real Madrid striker, Michael Owen has predicted the Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on Friday. Jose Mourinho’s side will tonight host Man United at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Spurs and the Red Devils had not played any competitive football since March when the Premier League was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Providing his prediction, Owen was quoted by Sports Review as saying: “Spurs drew with Burnley last time out and found themselves in eighth place, four points adrift of fifth-placed United and seven behind Chelsea in fourth, so a win is vital to their top-four chances. “They will have been buoyed by the return to fitness of their main man Harry Kane although they will undoubt...
Tottenham vs Man Utd: Mourinho Congratulates Marcus Rashford
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Tottenham vs Man Utd: Mourinho Congratulates Marcus Rashford

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho has congratulated Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford for his successful free school meals campaign ahead of both side’s Premier League clash on Friday night. Rashford’s campaign for children in England to receive free school meals outside of term period amid the COVID-19 pandemic prompted a U-turn from the UK Government earlier this week. The 22-year-old England international made a personal plea, as well as an open letter to British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Around 1.3 million school children in England will now benefit as a result of the new decision. Reacting to the development, Mourinho, who coached Rashford during his time at Old Trafford, heaped praises on the forward, adding that he...
What Mourinho said about Bruno Fernandes ahead of Tottenham vs Man Utd clash
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What Mourinho said about Bruno Fernandes ahead of Tottenham vs Man Utd clash

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, has hailed Bruno Fernandes’ impact at Manchester United since his arrival. The Red Devils sealed a deal for Fernandes in January transfer window. Since then, the midfielder has scored three times for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side and laid on a number of assists. Mourinho welcomes United in a Premier League clash on Friday night. Addressing the media today ahead of the game, he said about his compatriot: “He’s a good player, he plays in a good team in a big club. And normally good players, sooner or later, they adapt and they perform. “In this case he arrived and he found the team also in a good period, a good period of results. I think he’s doing very well.”
Solskjaer to Drop Pogba for Tottenham vs Man Utd Game
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Solskjaer to Drop Pogba for Tottenham vs Man Utd Game

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, will leave Paul Pogba on the bench, for this Friday’s Premier League clash at Tottenham Hotspur, according to The Athletic. Pogba has not featured for the Red Devils since Boxing Day, after suffering a foot injury. The Frenchman has made only eight appearances in all competitions this season. Pogba would have to wait to make a return, as Solskjaer is planning to leave him out for United’s first game since March. It is understood that the team has been preparing for the Spurs game without Pogba in the starting XI. Although match fitness might be an issue, United was also enjoying an excellent run of form before lockdown, going 10 games unbeaten across all competitions.
Tottenham Release Statement on Calling Off Man Utd Clash
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Tottenham Release Statement on Calling Off Man Utd Clash

Tottenham Hotspur have released a statement insisting that preparations for Friday’s Premier League clash against Manchester United will continue, despite their meeting with a Norwich City player who has tested positive for COVID-19. Spurs lost 2-1 to the Canaries in a behind-closed-doors friendly match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. However a player from the visiting team, was confirmed as one of two to test positive for Coronavirus, when the latest batch of testing results were released on Saturday. With the player now set to isolate for seven days, it has led some to speculation that Spurs players would also have to isolate under the track and trace guidelines. However Spurs say that isn’t the case, as their squad weren’t in close contact with the Norwich player. ...
Tottenham Release Statement on Calling Off Man Utd Clash
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Tottenham Release Statement on Calling Off Man Utd Clash

Tottenham Hotspur have released a statement insisting that preparations for Friday’s Premier League clash against Manchester United will continue, despite their meeting with a Norwich City player who has tested positive for COVID-19. Spurs lost 2-1 to the Canaries in a behind-closed-doors friendly match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. However a player from the visiting team, was confirmed as one of two to test positive for Coronavirus, when the latest batch of testing results were released on Saturday. With the player now set to isolate for seven days, it has led some to speculation that Spurs players would also have to isolate under the track and trace guidelines. However Spurs say that isn’t the case, as their squad weren’t in close contact with the Norwich player. ...
Mourinho Mocks Solskjaer Ahead of Tottenham vs Man Utd Clash
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Mourinho Mocks Solskjaer Ahead of Tottenham vs Man Utd Clash

Tottenham Hotspur coach, Jose Mourinho, seems to have added fuel to fire ahead of their first game back against his former club Manchester United, by delivering a damning assessment of rival manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. According to The Athletic, Mourinho has said the Norwegian is out of his depth at United. Solskjaer replaced Mourinho at Old Trafford in December 2018. Since then Solskjaer has overcome a difficult spell to rejuvenate his United squad, while Mourinho has struggled to hit the ground running with Spurs. United have already beaten Tottenham once this season, winning 2-1 at Old Trafford before Christmas. Solskjaer’s men are also four points ahead on the Premier League table and a win on Friday would stretch their lead and al...
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Dele Alli to Miss Tottenham’s Clash Against Man Utd
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Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Dele Alli to Miss Tottenham’s Clash Against Man Utd

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Dele Alli, will miss his side’s Premier League clash against Manchester United on June 19. Alli was handed a one-game ban by the Football Association (FA) on Thursday over a video he posted on social media mocking an Asian man for supposedly having COVID-19. The England international had in February posted a video on Snapchat from an airport while wearing a face mask, seemingly suggesting an Asian man in the terminal could be infected with the coronavirus. He turned the camera to the man and then to a bottle of hand sanitizer, adding the caption: “The virus gonna have to be faster than that to catch me.” However, Alli has now been banned for one match, fined, and will have to undergo a re-education course. “Dele Alli has been suspend...
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Modric Reveals how Mourinho Almost Made Cristiano Ronaldo Cry

Real Madrid ace, Luka Modric has revealed how Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, almost made Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo cry during their time together at the Santiago Bernabeu. The Croatian international also disclosed that both Mourinho and Ronaldo nearly engaged in a real physical fight. Modric and Ronaldo were teammates together at Real Madrid for six years. The pair played under Mourinho at the Los Blancos, before Ronaldo left the La Liga giants in 2018 for Juventus. “I was surprised by Mourinho’s reaction. We were winning 2-0 in the Copa del Rey,” Modric wrote in his biography ‘My Game’. “Ronaldo did not chase the rivals on his throw-in, and Jose was furious with Cristiano. “The two fought for a long time on the field. After re...
Victor Osimhen Clears air on Agreeing Deal with Napoli
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Victor Osimhen Clears air on Agreeing Deal with Napoli

Lille striker, Victor Osimhen, has denied reports suggesting that he has agreed on a deal to Napoli. Reports had emerged this week that the Nigerian striker is willing to join the Serie A side and has demanded a five-year contract worth €4million per year. However, the 21-year-old, who also drew the interest of Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Liverpool in the past, dismissed the report in an interview with Omasports. “A lot of fake news about me agreeing on a deal with Napoli is sickening for real,” Osimhen said. “I am surprised at the journalists that say they are professionals. I find it amazing.
Rohr Gives Osimhen Condition to Join EPL Club
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Rohr Gives Osimhen Condition to Join EPL Club

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has said that Victor Osimhen has a good chance of moving to the Premier League after this season. However, Rohr wants the striker to join a club, where he will play regularly. Osimhen is one of the hottest young prospects in Europe at the moment, after enjoying a brilliant debut season with Lille. The 21-year-old has been linked with Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Manchester United in England. Rohr, speaking on Channels Television, however advised Osimhen not to rush his decision. “If he stays for another season it would be good for him because he’s playing. “If he is going to a very big club – you have seen the clubs ready to buy him now – he is not so sure to play because there’s big competition for th...
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Lille Confirms Offers for Victor Osimhen

The President of Lille FC, Gerard Lopez, has confirmed that the club received several offers for striker, Victor Osimhen. According to Lopez, Lille also turned down offers for the Nigerian international from English and Spanish clubs in the last January transfer window. “There are multiple offers for [Victor Osimhen],” Lopez told Sportsmail. “We turned down one English and one Spanish offer this January transfer window. “There is a wide array this summer, and I would not want to give the names of the clubs who are bidding but what I can tell you is that there are multiple offers for him. “There are three championships that have clubs that have bid for him.” Mycelebrityandi recalls that Osimhen had drawn the interest of Chelsea, Tottenha...
Lille president Lopez says Luis Campos going nowhere amid Man Utd, Spurs interest
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Lille president Lopez says Luis Campos going nowhere amid Man Utd, Spurs interest

Lille president Gerard Lopez says he won't be losing Luis Campos this summer. The Ligue 1 club's sporting director has been targeted by Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United. "He is not going anywhere," Lopez told the Daily Mail. "It is almost like Luis is yet another Victor Osimhen or Nicolas Pepe! "He does get offers all the time and he is very good at sharing them with me or not responding. I can see he gets aggravated by it. Money is not a driver for Luis Campos. "He is a guy that is in love with winning and winning, if possible, with young and talented players. "I can already tell you now a lot of the stories are unbelievable because the environment that he is being connected with is just not conducive to what he does. "He is a brilliant guy at wh...
Tottenham Board Gives Mourinho Condition to Sign Willian from Chelsea
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Tottenham Board Gives Mourinho Condition to Sign Willian from Chelsea

Tottenham Hotspur board have told manager, Jose Mourinho, that he must first sell one of his attacking players if he wants to sign Chelsea’s Willian this summer’s transfer window, according to the Daily Star. Tottenham chairman, Daniel Levy, believes Mourinho has enough options in the wings and will not sanction a move for Willian. The newspaper also reports that Mourinho may likely sell Erik Lamela to accommodate Willian’s arrival this summer. Mourinho coached Willian during his time at Stamford Bridge. The Portuguese gaffer is keen to work with the Brazilian international again. Willian’s contract at Chelsea will expire at the end of next month.
Premier League: Pochettino Announces Desire to Return
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Premier League: Pochettino Announces Desire to Return

Mauricio Pochettino, former Tottenham Hotspur manager, has declared that he was open to coaching again in the Premier League. The Argentine was sacked in November 2019, after 5 and half years at the club. Pochettino disclosed that he will make a decision based on the kind of project put to him by any potential employer. “I love England. My idea is to keep living in London…I’m open to different countries. I’m ready and we’re a much better coaching staff now. We’ve learnt a lot from our experiences at Espanyol, Southampton and Tottenham”, Pochettino told Sky Sports. “We have a lot to provide to the people that will trust in us in the future,” he said of himself and assistant coach Jesus Perez, goalkeeping coach Toni Jimenez and others he has brought with...
Lampard Gives Condition to Extend Willian’s Contract at Chelsea
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Lampard Gives Condition to Extend Willian’s Contract at Chelsea

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has disclosed that he is keen to extend winger Willian’s contract if the 2019/20 English Premier League (EPL) season restarts. DAILY POST had reported that the Premier League was suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Willian’s current deal at Chelsea will expire at the end of next month. The 31-year-old wants Chelsea to give him a three-year extension deal. The Brazilian has drawn the interest of Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur in the past few days. But Lampard has now insisted that he wants Willian to remain at Stamford Bridge. “It is still uncertain if and when play will get underway. We have big players [like Willian out of contract], so that’s something I am looking at very caref...
COVID-19: Harry Kane gives opinion on Liverpool wining EPL title, restarting season
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COVID-19: Harry Kane gives opinion on Liverpool wining EPL title, restarting season

Tottenham Hotspur striker, Harry Kane, has disclosed that Liverpool deserves to win this season’s Premier League title amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. He also said that to resume the season without fans will be strange but insisted that it will be required in order to complete the campaign. DAILY POST had reported that Liverpool was on top of the Premier League table with twenty-five points above second-place Manchester City before the English top-flight league was suspended indefinitely due to the spread of COVID-19 across the world. “Since the lockdown, we started doing zoom sessions pretty much every day,” Kane told ITV’s Good Morning Britain. “It is going to be a really difficult situation playing without fans. Liverpool deserves the title and to lift it. Without ...
Mourinho set to bring Victor Osimhen to Tottenham
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Mourinho set to bring Victor Osimhen to Tottenham

Lille striker, Victor Osimhen, is being linked with a move to Tottenham Hotspur in this summer transfer window. French newspaper, Le10Sport, reports that the Premier League giant has tabled a bid to Lille for the 21-year-old attacker. Osimhen is believed to be on the list of strikers being targeted by Tottenham manager, Jose Mourinho since Spurs top striker, Harry Kane’s future at the club is still uncertain. His current contract with Lille will expire at the end of the 2023/24 season. The Nigerian international is expected to cost around £70 million. Tottenham will have to battle Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United for Osimhen’s signature.
I will be surprised if he doesn’t win a trophy’ – Poyet backs Mourinho to justify Pochettino dismissal
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I will be surprised if he doesn’t win a trophy’ – Poyet backs Mourinho to justify Pochettino dismissal

The Uruguayan is confident the manager will bring success to Tottenham, who made the bold decision to dismiss Mauricio Pochettino this season Jose Mourinho will bring silverware to Tottenham and justify the club's decision to dismiss Mauricio Pochettino, according to Gustavo Poyet. The Portuguese manager took the helm at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium last November after Spurs sprung a surprise by ending Pochettino's five-year reign with the club. While Pochettino transformed the club into top-four regulars and reached the 2019 Champions League final, he failed to win a trophy during his time in London. Poyet, who finished his playing career with Tottenham, conceded it was a debatable call to get rid of Pochettino but is confident Mourinho – one of the most decorated managers in the s...
Barcelona Defender to Join Man Utd after Rejecting Three-year Contract
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Barcelona Defender to Join Man Utd after Rejecting Three-year Contract

Barcelona defender, Marc Jurado, is set to join Manchester United in the summer transfer window. According to Sport, Jurado is expected to be named among Man United’s academy intake for next season after he rejected a three-year professional contract at Barcelona. The Spanish newspaper reports that the 16-year-old’s transfer was decided earlier this week after “several weeks” of negotiations between Man United and Jurado’s representatives with an agreement now in place. Jurado has been considered as one of the brightest prospects in the La Masia academy. The right-back has spent nine years with Barca’s youth team. Man United are now expected to pay Barcelona a small compensation fee to lure Jurado to England. Meanwhile, the Red Devils hav...
Ex-Tottenham defender Tripper charged with alleged betting breaches
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Ex-Tottenham defender Tripper charged with alleged betting breaches

England defender Kieran Trippier has been charged with misconduct for alleged breaches of the Football Association's betting rules. The alleged offences occurred in July 2019, which is when Trippier joined Atletico Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur. The 29-year-old has until 18 May to provide a response. "I have fully complied with the FA's investigation over the past several months on a voluntary basis and will continue to do so," Trippier said. "I want to make it clear that while a professional footballer, I have at no stage placed any football-related bets or received any financial benefit from others betting."
English Premier League To Return Soon, Says UK Govt
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English Premier League To Return Soon, Says UK Govt

UK government’s cabinet minister responsible for sports on Monday said he had been in talks with the English Premier League to ensure the game return soon. Speaking at a parliamentary questions session, Oliver Dowden, Culture, Media and Sports Secretary, said this was with the aim of getting football back on the field as quickly as possible. “I personally have been in talks with the Premier League with a view to getting football up and running as soon as possible in order to support the whole football community. “But of course, any such moves would have to be consistent with public health guidance,” he said. The Premier League, which has been on hold since March 13, remains suspended until at least April 30. The suspension will be as the lockdown measures are in place in...
Spurs midfielder Dier charged for confronting fan in stands following FA Cup defeat
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Spurs midfielder Dier charged for confronting fan in stands following FA Cup defeat

The England international chased down a supporter who had reportedly been insulting his brother, following a penalty shoot-out loss to Norwich Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier has been charged by the Football Association after he charged into the crowd to confront a supporter after their FA Cup defeat to Norwich City. A statement from the FA read: "Eric Dier has been charged with misconduct. It is alleged that the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder’s actions at the conclusion of the FA Cup fixture against Norwich City on Wednesday March 4 were improper and/or threatening." The FA said the England international has until May 8 to respond to its charge. The England international chased down a supporter who had reportedly been insulting his brother, following a penalty shoot-out loss to Nor...
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Ex-Spurs boss Redknapp biggest regret not signing Cahill before Chelsea move

Jamie Redknapp has revealed his father's biggest regret in management was not signing Gary Cahill when he was in charge of Tottenham Hotspur. Harry Redknapp was in charge at Spurs for four years between 2008-12 and took an intense interest in Cahill after his performances for Bolton during the 2010/11 season. Cahill ended up signing for Chelsea where he would win two Premier League titles and the Champions League in a seven-year stint. "I went to one of those games against Tottenham [for Bolton] and I remember my dad saying afterwards: 'I've got to sign him, he's different class.' Then you went to Chelsea," Jamie Redknapp told Cahill in a video call for the Daily Mail. He added: "I know for a fact one of my dad's big regrets is missing out on you."
Mourinho snubs Mikel Obi, others, names his all-time best XI players
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Mourinho snubs Mikel Obi, others, names his all-time best XI players

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho has snubbed former Chelsea and Super Eagles midfielder, John Mikel Obi, from all-time best XI players he has managed in his career so far. According to the Manchester Evening News, Mourinho did not also include the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wesley Sneijder, and Marcelo. Mourinho’s managerial career has seen him manage some of the top clubs in Europe, including Benfica, Uniao de Leiria, Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Manchester United, and Tottenham. The Portuguese has coached the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid, Samuel Eto’o at Inter Milan, and Frank Lampard at Chelsea. Below is Mourinho’s all-time best XI: Goalkeeper: Petr Cech Defenders: Javier Zanetti, John Terry, Ricardo Carvalho, William Gallas Midfi...
Rio Ferdinand Suggests Club Coutinho Could Join in Premier League
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Rio Ferdinand Suggests Club Coutinho Could Join in Premier League

Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand, has urged Barcelona midfielder, Philippe Coutinho, to make a transfer move to join Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur this summer. According to Ferdinand, Coutinho, who is currently on loan at Bayern Munich would hundred percent improve Mourinho’s side. Coutinho, a former Liverpool player, left Jurgen Klopp’s side in 2018 to join Barcelona in a £130million deal. The Brazilian could be available this summer transfer window, but Ferdinand believes Tottenham should explore to bring the 27-year-old to Spurs. “At Liverpool Coutinho was an amazing player, but since he left the club, he hasn’t really done it yet,” Ferdinand said in an Instagram Q&A on Monday as quoted by Manchester Evening News. “He struggled at Barcelona, struggled t...