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Jonjo Shelvey

Tottenham have been installed joint-favourites with Everton to sign Newcastle United star Jonjo Shelvey in January, according to the latest reports. According to BetVictor, Spurs and Everton are tied in a two-legged race to acquire the signature of the England international. West Ham and Southampton are also thought to be in the running to sign the Newcastle United midfielder.

The Englishman moved to St. James’ Park from Swansea City in January 2016, for a fee believed to be in the region of £12million but has enjoyed mixed fortunes during his time on Tyneside. Shelvey, 25, has been a mainstay of Newcastle’s first-team this season so manager Rafa Benitez may not be willing to let the ex-Liverpool midfielder leave for cheap.

He has made 14 appearances in the Premier League and has made 10 starts but there have been worries about his discipline. Despite being a crucial member of the Toons’ starting XI since arriving from Swansea, Shelvey’s disciplinary issues have forced Benitez to make do without his services on a number of occasions this season.

On the opening day of the season, the midfielder was shown a straight red card for stamping Dele Alli, which resulted in a three-game ban. The six-time England international has also been sidelined recently due to suspension for picking up his second red card of the season against Everton. As a result, there is an outside chance of the player leaving St.James Park, with Benitez already frustrated.

However, it remains to be seen if a move to Spurs is realistic given the plethora of quality midfield options available to manager Mauricio Pochettino. Pochettino boasts the likes of Eric Dier, Dele Alli, Mousa Dembele, Moussa Sissoko and Christian Eriksen as his midfield options, while academy graduate Harry Winks has also impressed for the North Londoners this season.

It would be tough for Victor Wanyama to directly force his way into the first-team after the Kenyan made his comeback to the team with a second-half substitute appearance in Tuesday’s 2-0 win over Swansea after a five-month injury layoff.

Knowing that Spurs’ squad is filled with midfielders, Shelvey could either opt to stay put at Newcastle or decide to go on and play for another Premier League club, provided he gets offers. However, his exit midway through the campaign will be a huge blow to Newcastle though, and it is extremely unlikely that Benitez will actually consider letting his man go for any price of reason whatsoever.

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“Helped me fall back in love with Spurs”, “Warrior” – Some Tottenham fans love former player’s tweet

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Ryan Mason

Former Tottenham star Ryan Mason’s football career came to a premature end after he picked up a skull fracture while playing for Hull City.

The former Spurs was facing Chelsea and hung his boots in 2018 but is adored by many fans.

Now 27, the midfielder shared a video of him scoring a goal for us four years ago and what a strike it was from the Englishman.

This was Mason’s first goal for Spurs and it came in a League Cup fixture against Nottingham Forest.

The midfielder might not have been the most gifted player ever but he always gave 100% on the pitch and his move to Hull City, unfortunately, did not work out.

Mason played for numerous clubs in the English system, serving stints at Millwall, Yeovil Town and Doncaster Rovers.

The former Spurs star also had one cap for the England national side in 2015 and a number of fans tweeted their love for the player after his post.

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“Most entertaining”, “The ending…” – Some Spurs fans love latest advert featuring accommodation partner

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Tottenham posted a video of their tie-up with Hotels.com, our official accommodation partner, and it was an interesting video, to say the least.

Spurs players Christian Eriksen, Michel Vorm, Ben Davies and Juan Foyth participated in some “hotel-related” drills in the two-minute long ad.

It was fun to see Eriksen and co carrying luggage around an obstacle course while the Dane also dropped drinks glasses from his tray.

There were a few laughs too as Vorm wasn’t able to fold the quilt in the right manner and some of the fans saw the funny side of the video.

Tottenham haven’t started the season well and were lucky to get all three points against Brighton in our previous game. However, it was nice to see the players having a great time in the fun advert.

The video certainly was done pretty well and the ending is something to behold too.

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“Rather buy Ndombele”, “Ship has sailed” – Some Tottenham fans are split over summer target penning new deal

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Jack Grealish

Jack Grealish has signed a new five-year deal with Aston Villa that includes a huge release clause, according to the Sun.

The report adds that Tottenham offered £25million for the midfielder in the summer. But to sign him now, we would have to double the amount.

Grealish was one of the stars for the Villans last season but they missed out on promotion to the Premier League.

Villa aren’t doing well in the Championship as they lie 13th with 13 points from nine games. Grealish is yet to score for his boyhood club in the ongoing term.

With his selling price doubled, as per the report, some Tottenham fans weren’t sure about the club making a move for the player while a few blamed Daniel Levy for botching the transfer.

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