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Tottenham could recall on-loan starlet due to a lack of games

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Latest Spurs news: Tottenham can recall Clarke but only in January

Jack Clarke is one of the most exciting players in the Championship, and it was a fantastic bit of business to sign him from Leeds in the summer.

The 18-year-old was sent back to the Championship side in hopes of getting regular games but that hasn’t happened this season.

Marcelo Bielsa has a problem as EFL rules allow only five on-loan players in a matchday squad. He has six players to field.

Jack Clarke
Jack Clarke signs for Tottenham

Clarke hasn’t played in the Championship this season and has been limited to cup appearances. Alasdair Gold claimed that Spurs have a recall option in the youngster’s contract but that could be activated in the winter window.

The Tottenham correspondent was participating in a Q+A session and provided more details regarding the winger and claimed that a decision needed to be taken regarding his time with Leeds (h/t Football.london):

“As for Jack Clarke, Spurs do have a recall clause for January and it will depend on how much he plays in the coming months. Leeds have an issue with having six loan players and EFL rules only allowing five in a matchday squad.”

However, Gold added that Mauricio Pochettino doesn’t believe that Clarke is ready for Premier League football:

“Pochettino does not believe he’s ready for the Premier League just yet and if he’s not getting in Bielsa’s team either then that would seem a fair assessment so perhaps another loan move would be the best outcome.”

Tough decision for Spurs

Keeping C larke under Bielsa would be the best outcome but only if he gets consistent starts.

Jack Clarke
Jack Clarke

The youngster has to play regularly and if the scenario doesn’t change in January, another loan deal could be on the cards.

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Tottenham have a quality player in their hands who just needs to play a lot of football. Hopefully, he gets that this season and features for our senior team in the near future.

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Tottenham eye this prolific Ligue 1 star to replace Harry Kane

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Tottenham are interested in Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani

Tottenham Hotspur are interested in signing Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani from Paris Saint-Germain. (h/t Express)

Jose Mourinho is interested in securing the striker’s services in the January transfer window- with Harry Kane ruled out for the rest of the season with a hamstring injury.

Edinson Cavani

The Uruguayan superstar’s contract at PSG runs out this summer and the player looks set to leave after a trophy-laden 7 seasons in the French capital.

Having joined from Napoli in 2013, Cavani has gone on to make 290 appearances for PSG scoring 198 goals. (h/t Whoscored)

Mauro Icardi’s fine form has led to Cavani’s appearances being limited this season. Premier League rivals Manchester United and Chelsea are also interested in signing the 32-year-old star. (h/t Daily Mail)

The transfers of Krzysztof Piatek and Ze Luis look to be off, with Spurs set to pursue other alternatives.

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Cavani, who will be 33 next month still has a couple of good seasons under his belt and should prove to be an excellent backup for Harry Kane.

PSG are likely to sell the striker for a cut-price deal in January rather than lose him for a free in the summer.

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Tottenham’s deal for this 28-year-old striker fraught with problems

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Ze Luis move to Tottenham off after facing work permit issues

Porto striker Ze Luis’ move to Tottenham is off. (h/t Daily Mail)

Tottenham were in the market for a striker and were offered the chance to sign the 28-year-old. The deal seems to have hit a roadblock with complications arising in the player’s ability to obtain a work permit.

The Cape Verde international signed for Porto from Spartak Moscow in the summer of 2019. He has scored 7 goals in 17 appearances for the Portuguese giants this season. (h/t Whoscored)

Ze Luis

Ze Luis is managed by Jorge Mendes, who also happens to be Mourinho’s agent. Mendes has already taken Gedson Fernandes from Benfica to Spurs this month in an 18-month loan worth £3.8million.

Spurs are in the midst of an injury crisis and with Kane out, have no fit senior striker in the squad. With Champions League qualification a necessity, the club has had to turn to the transfer market for solutions.

AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek was linked with a move to North London. That deal is now understood to be unlikely given the costs involved.

It now looks like Ze Luis will not be the answer to Mourinho’s striker woes this January.

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Tottenham are currently 9th in the English Premier League, 9 points off Chelsea in 4th. Spurs next play Watford as the club aims for a top-four finish.

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Tottenham cool interest in signing this Serie A star as replacement for Kane

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Tottenham have dropped their interest in Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek

Tottenham have cooled their interest in signing Polish striker Krzysztof Piatek from AC Milan. (h/t Football London)

The Polish forward was seen as a possible signing following Harry Kane’s injury. The English striker has been sidelined at least until April. (h/t Guardian)

According to Gazzetta dello Sport (h/t Football London), Tottenham are currently exploring other options to their striking dilemma.

Krzysztof Piatek

The Polish international has had an underwhelming season having scored just 6 times in 20 appearances this season. (h/t Whoscored)

AC Milan are believed to be in favor of selling the striker having recently resigned Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The Italians were reportedly keen to recoup the £31m they paid for the striker a year ago.

Spurs are in the midst of an injury crisis and with Kane out, have no fit senior striker in the squad. With Champions League qualification a necessity, the club has had to turn to the transfer market for solutions.

Spurs have also been linked with moves for Ze Luis and Edinson Cavani in the January transfer window.

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Portuguese midfielder Gedson Fernandes became Tottenham’s first signing of the January transfer window. The youngster joined on an 18-month-loan from Benfica.

Spurs have the option of signing the player permanently upon the expiry of his loan. Tottenham are currently 8th in the league, 9 points off Chelsea in fourth.

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Promising Tottenham starlet set to extend stay at club

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Japhet Tanganga hints at Spurs contract extension

Japhet Tangamga has hinted at extending his contract at Tottenham Hotspur. (h/t Football London)

The youngster who made his Premier League debut against Liverpool last week has carried over his good form into the FA Cup replay against Middlesbrough. He was incisive and showed the maturity of a seasoned veteran in an assured display.

The 20-year-old who can play both at centre-back and right-back has been a bright spot in an otherwise unreliable defensive unit this season

Japhet Tanganga

The defender’s contract has been a talking point recently as the one-year deal he signed in the summer expires at the end of the season. It is believed that the Tottenham do have the option to extend his deal by an extra year.

With the club looking to tie down the player for the foreseeable future, his comments on staying at Tottenham for a long time will have gone well with the Spurs faithful.


“The club means a lot to me, having been with them for so long. Of course I’d love to stay with them as long as I could and go on until I retire.

The youngster put the ball in the club’s court and stated that he is committed to performing to the best of his ability.

“But that’s for the club to deal with me and for me to focus on the pitch and deliver as much as I possibly can.”

This should come as good news to Jose Mourinho who has been very vocal regarding the defender’s performances. With a defensive rebuild on the cards, the emergence of Tanganga will come as a blessing to the Portuguese manager.

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Tanganga has represented England at various youth levels and has made 34 appearances, scoring 1 goal.

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