According to the Sun, Tottenham Hotspur are looking at the possibility of signing Manchester United ace Sam Johnstone, who is currently on loan at Aston Villa.
Johnstone has been one of the star performers at Villa Park, helping them push for promotion in the Premier League. He returned to Aston Villa last summer following a highly impressive six-month loan stint with the Championship side.
The 25-year-old has failed to break into the first-team at Manchester United but has certainly made his presence felt in the Championship with a number of eye-catching displays between the sticks. He has been reliable, strong, commanding between the sticks and has won games single-handedly for Aston Villa this season.
Currently, Johnstone is in his 7th loan spell from parent club Manchester United and so far, the move to Villa Park has worked brilliantly.
Such has been the 25-year-old’s impact that it has seen him get tracked by Tottenham, who are looking for an understudy to Hugo Lloris should Michel Vorm leave in the summer, reports the Sun.
Johnstone, who has established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the second-tier of English football, will become a free agent in the summer. Given the fact that Johnstone will be out of contract at United, Spurs should definitely look to snap him up at the end of the season.
With rumours of Johnstone to Tottenham Hotspur heating up, here is how the fans reacted on Twitter.
1) Vorm is class. 2) Gazzaniga is class. We do not need him
— Marcus childs (@SpursMarcus) April 21, 2018
Think we should see more of @GazzanigaPaulo personally 🙄😍
— MandySpurs (@mandyshiggo) April 20, 2018
Never heard of him.
— James of Suffolk (@OldMrBombadil) April 21, 2018
@GazzanigaPaulo needs to get on the pitch 👌💙
— Julieann Thompson (@julsthompo28) April 20, 2018
[Video] Amazing new time-lapse footage showcases pitch and seating areas of Tottenham’s new stadium
Tottenham’s new stadium is towards completion and a new time-lapse video from last week has been shared which highlights the final stages of work being done.
The video begins with a view of the exterior where cranes are working on one section of the structure. The next part features an aerial view of the entire stadium. The video shows construction being done throughout the night to get the venue ready as quickly as possible.
A clip from the video showcases a section where numerous glass panes are yet to be installed, however, a number of cranes and workers are on the job.
The pitch was installed a week ago and an interior shot displays the grass and the artificial pitch lighting. It is great to see that most of the seats are installed and the LED hoardings across the seating area of the stadium.
Hopefully, the venue will be completed quickly. Tottenham have spent a lot of time away from home with Wembley being used as a temporary ground. We even played a Carabao Cup game against Watford at Stadium MK.
“Star on and off the pitch” – Some Tottenham fans react to Spurs star’s hilarious dance
Lucas Moura seems to be enjoying his season with Tottenham. The Brazilian had a fantastic performance against Manchester United a few weeks ago and was even recalled to the Brazil squad during the recent international break.
The former PSG man has become a starter for Spurs and a recent video was shared by Moussa Sissoko of the Brazilian dancing.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) October 22, 2018
Some Tottenham fans reacted to the Moura dance and loved every second of it.
AMAZING CHEERFUL SAMBA SPURS TALENT
— Enjoy your life (@english4alu) October 22, 2018
Star on and off the pitch.
— ⁴ (@Alderrweireld) October 22, 2018
Happy to be leaving London Stadium dressing room I imagine #WestHam
— Jeremy Palmer (@JeremyPalmer7) October 22, 2018
Who put Mambo No. 5 on? Winks?
— Enter the VAR (@thedarkpav) October 22, 2018
— Alex (@highpressmess) October 22, 2018
He certainly danced his way through Westham on Saturday 😁
— Marc R (@marcrozier1) October 22, 2018
hahaha love you 😁😘
— WanboSports万博体育 (@wanbosports) October 22, 2018
Loved it – putting your name in for Dancing with the Stars 😀
— LadyCP1851 (@LadyCP1851) October 22, 2018
Lucas is Crazy, hahaha
— Ramon Dos Santos (@nomarmsn) October 22, 2018
Thankfully he plays much better than he dances!!!😳
— Des Bennett (@DesBennett5) October 22, 2018
Spurs beat West Ham in a tough London derby on Saturday and will need another quality performance against PSV Eindhoven in midweek.
Tottenham have lost their two Champions League group games this season, and we need to defeat the Dutch team to have any chance of making it into the next round.
Tottenham downplay interest in signing 25-year-old Colombian star
Tottenham have no plans of signing Wilmar Barrios from Boca Junior, sources have told ESPN. The Colombian international had a decent World Cup with the national side and was linked with a move to Spurs, according to the report.
Reports (h/t ESPN) suggested that we had agreed on personal terms with the 25-year-old’s representatives and were preparing a bid for the midfielder.
Spurs were the only club to not sign a player in the summer but the manager was open to signings in January.
The manager was quoted by ESPN as saying:
“In football you always need to think you can improve, and you need to try to improve your squad.
“We couldn’t sign [in the summer] for different circumstances, but we wanted to sign.
“Now January will come and we’re going to try to sign. I think it’s not only us — all the clubs and managers want to sign players, must refresh the squad.
“We need to try again in January or the summer if we want to move on the team and the club.”
Spurs are in a great position in the Premier League as we are just a couple of points behind the league leaders.
Hopefully, the right signings can help us push on this season and lead us to our first ever Premier League title.
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