According to multiple reports, Italian Serie A giants AC Milan and English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur are both eyeing a possible transfer for Fiorentina striker DusanVlahovic. Vlahovic has been able to work his way into the Fiorentina starting team and has cemented himself as the club’s first-choice striker since earlier in the season with a couple of great performances for the side.
POCHETTINO LEADS PSG INTO UCL QUARTERS
Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino was able to see off five-time European champions Barcelona in the round of 16 stage of the Champions League. The ex-Tottenham Hotspur boss is now the manager at French giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG) after his appointment a few months ago. The former Tottenham Hotspur manager replaced German tactician Thomas Tuchel who was dismissed from his job as the PSG some months after leading the French champions to the Champions League final. Tuchel has since been named the Chelsea manager in the Premier League. The German lost his job at PSG after an unimpressive start to the season. Thomas Tuchel has made a brilliant start to life as the Blues boss and has taken the club to fourth place on the table. He met them languishing in midtable when his appointment was confirmed as the replacement to the sacked Frank Lampard.
TOTTENHAM WANT TO SIGN LIGUE 1 DEFENDER IN THE SUMMER
Following the unimpressive displays that Tottenham Hotspur’s defenders have shown this season, the club’s manager José Mourinho has already gotten to work and has started drawing up a list of defensive targets he will be looking to sign in the summer. The first name on the list of summer defensive options is Lille’s young defender Sven Botman who has been sighted as the man to bring more defensive toughness to the Spurs team.
Mourinho does not want postponed matches
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has urged the Premier league to show more leadership abilities by avoiding the need to postpone fixture is because of coronavirus threat. The Spurs manager has witnessed a number of matches involving his team being postponed. Even though normal football has resumed after the pandemic brought a halt to proceedings back in March, things are in a very bad state with regards to the subsequent waves of the virus. As a result, many walks of life have been disrupted and football has been no different. The game has witnessed a number of disruptions if there are positive tests beyond a certain limit at a club.
PSG WANT TO SIGN TOTTENHAM’S DELE ALLI THIS JANUARY
In just less than three weeks after fully assuming the position as Paris Saint-Germain manager, Mauricio Pochettino is said to be plotting a move for Tottenham’s wantaway midfielder Dele Alli in January. The midfielder has been sidelined by current manager Jose Mourinho and has reportedly been told by the Portuguese manager to look for another club he will be joining this January or in the summer.
Pochettino is an admirer of Alli with whom he shared a cordial relationship during the Argentine manager’s time at Spurs before being sacked. And now, Poch is said to want a reunion with one of his favourite players when he was the manager at Spurs.
SPURS TRIO OUT OF BRENTFORD CLASH
Three Tottenham Hotspur players will miss the Carabao Cup semi-final tie with Brentford at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Tuesday night. The two London teams will fight it out for the right to secure a spot in the Carabao Cup final in April. Tottenham Hotspur are heavy favourites to book a place in that final ahead of their London rivals Brentford but that has not stopped manager Jose Mourinho from labelling the game as his biggest since his appointment over a year ago. The Spurs boss said this during his pre-match press conference ahead of the semi-final clash. Tottenham Hotspur are yet to win any form of major trophy in almost 13 years and Jose Mourinho will be determined to put an end to that poor run. Spurs last won any form of major trophy when they defeated London rivals Chelsea to win the League Cup also known as the Carabao Cup in 2008.
TOTTENHAM’S SON’S GOAL WINS THE FIFA PUSKAS AWARD
Tottenham Hotspur’s star Son Heung-Min has been crowned the FIFA Puskas Award winner after his solo strike against Burnley in the Premier League was voted as the best goal of last season.
The goal surely deserves the crown as it was a well-thought-out and stylishly executed one. Son traveled with the ball from his side’s half right to the Burnley half, beating several opposition players, and found his way to the Burnley box where he executed the shot.
Jose Mourinho says Tottenham have improved as a title contender
Spurs manager Jose Mourinho has claimed that the club has grown up in the title race after producing a magnificent 2-0 win over North London rivals Arsenal on Sunday. This was a game in which the team had everything going their way. A brilliant from Son Heung‑min broke the deadlock very early in the match and it provided Spurs with the platform to build their tactics. The 13th minute goal could have been enough to separate the two teams on the night, but a brilliant counter-attacking goal from Harry Kane – just before the half-time break – provided a breathing space for the home team.
There was little in the attacking sense from Arsenal to suggest that they would be getting back in the match. As a result of this victory, Spurs have managed to reclaim the top spot from Chelsea and Liverpool. The North London outfit have an advantage in terms of goal difference compared to the defending champions. Mourinho has been downplaying the chances of Spurs winning the title so far this season. However, he felt that this victory was a sign of improvement from the team that they are ready to step up and not lose their advantage at the top. This was a match that once again produced the brilliant combination of Harry Kane and Son Heung‑min.
BALE – TOTTENHAM MAKES ME LOVE FOOTBALL AGAIN
Gareth Bale has said he has rediscovered the hunger for football after joining Tottenham again. Bale stated that it is nice to be where he wanted to be.
The Wales international has promised Tottenham fans that there is more to come from his contributions as he builds his fitness. The Welshman came back to the London outfit for a season-long loan agreement in September 2020 after staying seven years of his wonderful football career in the Spanish capital.
TOTTENHAM TIPPED FOR PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE
North London giants Tottenham Hotspur have been talked up as a potential title challenger in the Premier League this season. This is according to former Arsenal and Aston Villa midfielder Paul Merson.
Paul Merson has been impressed with Spurs during the eight-week-old Premier League season. While he was on Sky Sports for his punditry job, Merson tipped for the Premier League title as he showered praises on manager Jose Mourinho.