Connect with us

Bryan Cristante

Tottenham are keeping tabs on one of Italian football’s hotshots, Bryan Cristante, according to a report carried by the Telegraph.

The report claims that the 23-year-old Benfica star is a target for Mauricio Pochettino in the summer. Cristante, who is an Italian, has played in 40 games this season for his loan club Atalanta and has scored 11 times this season.

The Italian is being linked with us due to a problem with Mousa Dembele’s contract. Dembele wants a three-year deal but will not discuss a new deal until after the World Cup. His contract runs out this summer.

The 23-year-old Cristante mostly plays in the heart of the park, although he can play as an attacking midfielder too. Cristante has scored in a number of big games this season.

The midfielder was on target when Everton took on Atalanta in the Europa League. Cristante scored in both legs of their group games. The 23-year-old also scored in games against Napoli, AC Milan and Juventus too.

Cristante was the star of the show when Atalanta faced Everton at Goodison Park, which the away side won 5-1. The Italian scored a brace on that day and the player is not only known for his finishing but also for his aerial ability and dribbling.

The Benfica man has also made a couple of appearances for the Italian national side and has spent a lot of time on loan at clubs such as Pescara and Palermo.

This season has seen Cristante come out with his best return of 11 goals and with a few games still left in the season, the 23-year-old could add a few more goals to his name.

Atalanta are 8th in the Serie A at the moment and it will be interesting to see what Cristante’s parent club, Benfica do with him in the summer.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

ARTICLES

“What a player he was”, “Great goal” – Some Spurs fans go down memory lane about former superstar’s incredible goal

Published

on

Glenn Hoddle

Glenn Hoddle

Glenn Hoddle was in the news recently as he ripped Tottenham’s defence to shreds post our defeat at San Siro.

The former player and manager wasn’t happy with the lack of commitment from the team and did make sense while criticising some players.

The Tottenham Twitter account posted an old video of Hoddle in his prime. The former player scored a wonderful goal in 1983 as he produced magic against Watford.

The touch, the turn and the finish are unbelievable, to say the least. The 60-year-old now enjoys his time as a pundit but is one of the best English players of his time and this goal more than proves it.

The midfielder won two FA Cups and a UEFA Cup with us during the 80s and it is no wonder some Spurs fans turned the clock back and praised Hoddle.

Read more: “I’m happy at Tottenham” – Star claims he has work to do at Spurs despite interest from Bayern Munich

Continue Reading

ARTICLES

Former Tottenham star refutes claims of wanting to leave the club

Published

on

Former Tottenham defender Kyle Walker has refuted claims from Mauricio Pochettino which suggested the player wanted to leave Spurs.

The Daily Mail reports that Pochettino’s book claimed that Walker wanted to leave at the end of the 2016/17 season.

However, the Manchester City man claims the Argentine did not view the defender as part of his plans. Walker was quoted by the Daily Mail as saying:

“He told me I wasn’t in his plan.”

The Englishman was further upset about Pochettino revealing these details which he thought was private.

“If he was going to do that he might as well have called a press conference and told everyone. He told one side of the story, but it’s a side of a story I don’t agree with.

“He said he had a witness in there, but he didn’t tell the correct story, no way. Up until now I have never said my part. I have stayed quiet and showed a level of respect to Tottenham and I always will.”

The right-back claimed he got his chances due to the manager but wanted everyone to know what really happened regarding his transfer to City.

Walker did pick up a Premier League title with Pep Guardiola last season but expressed his gratitude as well.

“I was young, needed to improve and he improved me.

“He taught me to look after myself, eat right and rest. I will never forget how much he did.”

The 28-year-old is one of the best right-backs in the Premier League but it was a bit concerning when we sold him and only had Kieran Trippier in the side.

Read more: Tottenham star moves up in list of top scorers after goal against Brighton

Tottenham have two quality right-backs in Serge Aurier and Trippier and the Englishman has certainly improved a lot in the last season or so.

Continue Reading

ARTICLES

Former Tottenham manager blasts star for performance against Brighton

Published

on

Rose

Tottenham might have come up with all three points against Brighton but former manager Harry Redknapp was not happy with our defending in the final minutes of the game.

Spurs had raced into a 2-0 lead, thanks to goals from Harry Kane and Erik Lamela. However, Anthony Knockaert pulled one back for the hosts in the 93rd minute.

The Seagulls star had another chance in the 95th minute but shot straight at Paulo Gazzaniga and Redknapp was quoted by Football.london as he had a go at Danny Rose.

The Englishman was responsible for the first goal we conceded and was in attack mode during stoppage time too.

“He [Pochettino] will be bothered by that last minute because it was a nightmare. It’s a poor goal. They’re stretched.

“At this stage of the game you’ve got no need. You’ve got to manage the game not get yourself stretched like that with two minutes to go. Danny Rose shouldn’t be going forward if he’s exhausted. Stay where you are. Keep the clean sheet. Defend first and foremost.”

Erik Lamela

The former manager is right as we suffered a similar fate against Inter Milan a few days earlier. Two late goals from the Italians meant we started our Champions League journey with a loss and we could have dropped more points at the Amex too.

Fortunately, we held on for three points but Pochettino has a lot of work to do before we play like we did last season.

Read more: Not De Jong – Tottenham join race to sign £45million-rated Ajax starlet

Spurs are already six points behind league leaders Liverpool and we cannot afford any more mistakes for the remainder of the campaign.

Continue Reading

Trending