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According to a report from A Bola (h/t the Daily Mirror), Tottenham Hotspur are tracking Sporting Lisbon attacker Gelson Martins and sent scouts to watch the Portuguese sensation.

Martins has been a standout performer for Sporting in the last two seasons. The 22-year-old winger has searing pace, quick feet and can get past players in a flash. A brilliant dribbler, the Portuguese wide man is never tired of taking on the full-backs and makes the best use of his trickery and pace.

Martins, who is a regular starter in the national team, has continued to progress well at Sporting, contributing 8 goals and 7 assists from 26 starts this season.

The report claims that Manchester City and Chelsea had also sent scouts out to track Martins, while Borussia Dortmund also remain interested in the nippy winger.

The Portuguese ace is a flying winger capable of playing on both the flanks. However, he excels on the right and repeatedly uses his skill set to beat his man. Although the 22-year-old Martins doesn’t possess a bulky frame, he uses his body very well to keep possession when threatened by an opponent.

Currently at Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino has a wide range of attacking options at his disposal. Despite having the likes of Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen, Son Heung-min and Erik Lamela, Pochettino chose to beef up his squad in January by signing Lucas Moura from PSG.

However, the Portuguese international will offer a different dimension to our attack. Pochettino has time and again proved how good he is at nurturing young talents and surely, he will take Martins’ game to the next level.

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[Video] Amazing new time-lapse footage showcases pitch and seating areas of Tottenham’s new stadium

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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.

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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.

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“Star on and off the pitch” – Some Tottenham fans react to Spurs star’s hilarious dance

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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.

Some Tottenham fans reacted to the Moura dance and loved every second of it.

Spurs beat West Ham in a tough London derby on Saturday and will need another quality performance against PSV Eindhoven in midweek.

Read more: “We keep on going”, “Important victory” – Tottenham players celebrate West Ham win on Twitter

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.

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Tottenham downplay interest in signing 25-year-old Colombian star

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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.

However, sources have told ESPN that there were no discussions in the summer and he isn’t a target for Mauricio Pochettino in the winter window.

Spurs were the only club to not sign a player in the summer but the manager was open to signings in January.

Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino

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.

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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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