Tottenham Hotspur are yet to make any new signings during the January transfer window but with deadline day upon us, we could be in for a sensational late signing. Spurs are a club who are usually not very keen to do deals in the winter transfer window. And with Mauricio Pochettino also possessing the same ideology, expect very little to happen from now and until the end of the day.
Yet, we should keep an eye on some of the names during the transfer deadline day.
One signing that would be announced today is Lucas Moura. The 25-year-old has been deemed surplus to requirements at Paris Saint-Germain and only played six games this season.
After understanding that he has no future at the French club, Lucas has decided to join Spurs, with Sky Sports reporting an hour back that the player has completed his medical at Tottenham’s Hotspur Way training ground. The Brazilian is set to finalise the details of his proposed £25million move from PSG.
An official statement from our club is imminent as fans all across the world wait for the news with bated breath.
Tottenham Hotspur only signed Fernando Llorente five months ago and will consider selling him to Chelsea today, according to reports.
The Spaniard has endured a disappointing spell at North London, scoring just twice in 23 appearances. Yet, Pochettino backs the player and wants him to stay at the club until the end of the season.
However, the Independent report that Chelsea are interested in signing Llorente as they seek a backup striker for Alvaro Morata. Antonio Conte, who coached Llorente at Juventus, is keen to land him at Stamford Bridge, and Chelsea have to cough up £25million to snatch the player away from Spurs.
Here is how the Spurs fans are reacting on transfer deadline day, ahead of the big game against Manchester United tonight at Wembley.
I’m too sad to ask you to announce Moura now
— Kieran (@kjtailor) January 31, 2018
— erllizzd (@ErullZR) January 31, 2018
Great memory but you still haven’t announced Moura yet pic.twitter.com/cEp87dKtYq
— ♥ (@aymilian) January 31, 2018
Stop tweeting So much just to tease us , ANNOUNCE MOURA NOWWW pic.twitter.com/VSchx4lzVm
— Mark vakar (@mark_vakar) January 31, 2018
Lucas Moura wants to come to Spurs and is available for £23m. Absolute steal in today’s market, need to get it done
— Nick Joyce (@nickjoyce9) January 25, 2018
— Brian (@MukwayaSpurs) January 30, 2018
Spurs 100% holding back the Lucas Moura announcement in case we do fuck all tomorrow.
— HopSpur (@hop_spur) January 30, 2018
nab Jay Rodriguez and sell Llorente
— Haaris Ahmed (@ManLikeHaaris) January 30, 2018
I honestly don’t understand why we signed him. We play high press football. Llorente thrives on crosses. It was a bad signing we don’t play to his strengths and he’s too old and slow to adapt his style to our strengths
— darren brice (@darrenrice76) January 30, 2018
Giroud ➡️ Dortmund
Llorente ➡️ Chelsea
Batshuayi ➡️ Spurs
— Joey (@joeydalziel) January 29, 2018
Hope Giroud doesn’t go to Chelsea and Conte goes full out for Llorente
— Red Reddington (@Mark1208) January 31, 2018
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Tottenham stadium update: New pitch to be laid out in October
Tottenham’s new stadium saw artificial lighting for the pitch being tested in the past week. The moveable lights are expected to help the pitch grow but there was no grass on the surface as per the video.
Football.london claims that the new pitch could be laid as early as October. The report adds that construction firm Mace revealed at a “Business Community Liaison Group” at Lilywhite House that the pitch would be laid in October.
The report adds that the dates for the test events would be revealed a month ahead of their schedule. The construction firm and club are certain that there would be no more delays regarding these events.
Football.london further claimed that an artificial NFL pitch has been installed at the base of our new home.
The latest revelations are good news for Tottenham fans who have been waiting for the stadium to be completed.
We all know that our first visitors were supposed to be Liverpool and we have been playing our Premier League home games at Wembley so far. Tottenham did play all their home games at Wembley last season as well and so, playing at this venue shouldn’t be a problem for the team.
The same stadium will be our home for the Champions League group clashes. However, Stadium MK has been selected as the venue for our Carabao Cup clash against Watford on Wednesday.
This Tottenham star pushed club to secure Stadium MK for Carabao Cup clash
Tottenham will play their Carabao Cup Third Round clash against Watford at Stadium MK. The decision was taken with the help of the FA as Wembley is unavailable on Wednesday.
This would be our second home stadium this season after Wembley. Stadium MK will hold special memories for Dele Alli as we signed the youngster from MK Dons a few years ago.
The Englishman has become a crucial player for us and the midfielder spoke about returning to his old stomping ground.
“It’s going to be a great experience to go back there!”
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) September 25, 2018
The 22-year-old claimed that he tried to push the stadium to be selected for the clash against Watford.
Alli added that he was excited as the rest of the Tottenham players would visit Stadium MK. The 22-year-old had even hyped up the venue to his teammates.
It isn’t easy to make it to the top level and Alli added that his initial aim was to break into the first-team at MK Dons and then take it from there.
We moved swiftly to sign the youngster back then and it has paid off really well. The attacking midfielder hasn’t been brilliant for us in the ongoing campaign but the Carabao Cup clash in his old home could be the spark he needs.
“Helped me fall back in love with Spurs”, “Warrior” – Some Tottenham fans love former player’s tweet
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.
4 years ago today! What a feeling 💙 pic.twitter.com/giCOFM2o4Q
— Ryan Mason (@RyanMason) September 24, 2018
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.
You helped me fall back in love with Spurs, Ryan – you’ll always have a place in every fans’ heart 💙
— Spurs Stat Man (@SpursStatMan) September 24, 2018
Superb strike, Ryan! Watching you rise through the ranks meant so much to us fans. Hopefully we see you back home coaching at Hotspur Way soon. 💙 #OneOfOurOwn
— Lilywhite Spurs (@Lilywhite_Spurs) September 24, 2018
Was great watching you, Andros Townsend and Harry Kane coming through the ranks, means more to us fans than you probably realise.
— stu rice & peas (@inremotepart) September 24, 2018
On today’s reading that probably should of won the puskas goal of 2014 mate
— noname (@yiddooooo) September 24, 2018
Wow. 4 years. A moment that was pretty special. Thank you Ryan.
— SpursNews (@SpursNews1961) September 24, 2018
— Jon Mannings (@jonthfc) September 24, 2018
I was there behind the goal with one of my sons and what you don’t see on the clip is the moment you saw the ball go in you looked down and clenched both fists to your chest. #purejoy we loved that goal 👏👏👏👏👏
— Mark Levene (@LeveneMark) September 24, 2018
Still one of my fav strikes from a Spurs player🙌🏻 #youaintsavingthat
— Graham O’Brien (@GrahamScutzy) September 24, 2018
And then you started against Arsenal on the weekend, became a fan ever since 💙
— MagicalMoura (@ashleythezulu) September 24, 2018
Mason we love u
— Tanaka Gwatsvaira (@Jullo18) September 24, 2018
— Jamie Frost (@ospriet) September 24, 2018
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