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As if losing two back to back fixtures was not enough, Tottenham have been handed a massive injury snag as Daily Mail’s Football Editor Ian Ladyman (h/t Goal) has suggested that Victor Wanyama could miss the remainder of the season with his injury being dubbed as more serious than initially feared.

The Kenya international has only featured twice in the Premier League this season, with one being in a 2-1 defeat against Chelsea at Wembley and the other being a substitute appearance against Newcastle United. Wanyama picked up a serious knee injury in early September while in training and hasn’t featured since then. The club, on their part, initially quoted that he would be out for a ‘few weeks’ but that isn’t the case anymore.

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Ahead of Manchester United’s fixture, Tottenham gave an update by quoting,

“Victor Wanyama is receiving treatment and continuing to go through rehabilitation, following up with a specialist next week,”

The club failed to give any specific time frame. Quite understandably, Tottenham do need to worry given that Erik Lamela remains a long-term absentee as well. Besides, Harry Kane has been sidelined due to a minor hamstring injury and missed Tottenham’s last two fixtures; the club failed to win any of those.

Lamela has returned to training and Kane too is expected to feature against Real Madrid, but Wanyama remains a major concern for the manager. Speaking of his situation, Pochettino expressed his concern, saying that

“We are concerned about his situation,” the Argentine admitted, as quoted by Football.London.

“We must wait for when he sees the specialist and then we’ll see what happens. But of course, after some time without him involved in the training sessions and with the team, we are concerned,” the Tottenham boss continued.

“But now we need to wait next week to have a more clear idea of what’s going on.”

And with that being said, Tottenham fans went into a meltdown and this is how they reacted to the news:

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Spurs transfer news: Tottenham interested in Newcastle’s Martin Dubravka

The Daily Mail reports that Tottenham are interested in Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka.

The Slovakian is rated at £12million, according to the report, with Aston Villa and Manchester United also keen on the 30-year-old.

Dubravka has been one of the best players at Newcastle over the past few years but they recently oversaw the departure of Spanish manager Rafa Benitez.

Martin Dubravka

The report adds that Dubravka is unsettled with Benitez’s departure, and talks over a new deal have stalled at the club.

Tottenham want more competition for Lloris

Hugo Lloris has been a great servant of the club since his move from Lyon, and the report claims that Spurs are interested in more competition for the Frenchman.

The World Cup winner has made some errors last campaign but also registered some fantastic performances that won us games.

Spurs also saw the departure of Michel Vorm once his contract expired, and we only have Paulo Gazzaniga as the cover for Lloris.

The Argentine did a great job for us when called upon and it is interesting to see us get linked with Dubravka.

The Slovakian is one of the best in the Premier League and would provide great competition for the keeper’s role under Mauricio Pochettino.

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However, we could do with players for other positions too. A versatile attacker is required as cover for Harry Kane while we can do with a full-back as well.

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Tottenham handed transfer blow as club can’t guarantee player’s exit

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Spurs transfer news: Real Madrid cannot guarantee Ceballos exit

Marca reports that Real Madrid cannot guarantee the exit of Spanish star Dani Ceballos.

The report adds that Ceballos’ future has been up in the air this summer, and the player was expected to leave as Real wanted a big name signing such as Christian Eriksen or Paul Pogba.

However, the Madrid giants have kept an eye on Ceballos during the U21 Euro championship, and believe that a season with the senior team will help him become a better player (h/t Marca).

Ceballos was one of the stars as Spain lifted the U21 Euro title, however, he didn’t start too many games under Zinedine Zidane last season.

The report adds that Pogba’s move to Madrid isn’t a surety, and Real would not be able to sign better players than the Spaniard, at a reasonable price.

Ceballos and Zidane have to work on their relationship, according to the report, and Tottenham have been linked with the 22-year-old during the summer.

AC Milan are also keen on the midfielder, and the report adds that the final decision on the player’s future will be taken once he returns from a break.

Interesting times ahead for Spurs and Ceballos

The Spaniard isn’t guaranteed of regular starts at Madrid, especially with the club spending big in the summer, and a move to another club could help him get more playing time.

Dani Ceballos

Tottenham could do with someone like Ceballos, however, if we keep hold of Eriksen, there would be loads of competition for starting places.

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Tanguy Ndombele has to be a starter after his big-money move from Lyon, while Spurs still have Moussa Sissoko, Dele Alli, Victor Wanyama and Eric Dier on their books.

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Tottenham could land Spanish U21 defender for €30million after impressive summer tournament

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Spurs transfer news: Tottenham interested in Real Betis’ Junior Firpo

Spanish reports (h/t Football.london) suggest that Tottenham are interested in Real Betis youngster Junior Firpo.

The 22-year-old left-back impressed for the La Liga side last season with three goals and four assists in the league.

The Spanish defender was also a part of the U21 side that lifted the Euros in the summer after defeating Germany in the final.

Junior Firpo in action for Spain

Firpo can also play as a left-midfielder and the report adds that he is attracting interest from several parties in Europe.

The report claims that a €30million bid could be enough to see the deal take place, however, Firpo wants to remain in Spain.

Spurs could do with a versatile left-back

Firpo has a bright future ahead of him and Tottenham could do with his versatility. The 22-year-old can provide cover for our wide players, and also challenge Danny Rose and Ben Davies for a first-team spot.

Davies had an average campaign the last time around while Rose was the first-choice left-back.

Ben Davies

The English defender was one of our better players throughout the previous season however, Rose hinted that Tottenham have a policy of selling players who reach a certain age (h/t Evening Standard).

Tottenham need to spend in this summer window and Tanguy Ndombele alone is not going to be enough to take us to the next level.

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Jack Clarke has also joined, but the English winger has returned to Leeds on a season-long loan deal.

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Star Tottenham duo to travel to Singapore despite ongoing concerns regarding futures

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Spurs transfer news: Eriksen and Alderweireld set to travel for Asia tour

The Evening Standard reports that Toby Alderweireld and Christian Eriksen are set to travel to Singapore for Tottenham’s pre-season despite concerns regarding their futures.

The report claims that the pair will travel with the team on Wednesday and play their first game of the pre-season against Juventus on Sunday.

Tottenham then play Manchester United in Shanghai on 25th July, and the report claims that the pair will be named for the Asia tour.

The report claims that Toby Alderweireld can leave for £25million before 26th July and AS Roma are interested in the Belgian.

Eriksen had spoken about taking up a new challenge, and the report adds that Real Madrid are keeping an eye on the Danish midfielder. The report adds that Eric Dier will miss the tour after undergoing a medical procedure recently.

A big summer awaits for both players

Eriksen and Alderweireld are two of the best in the Premier League and losing them would come as a blow to Mauricio Pochettino.

Finding quality replacements for them won’t be easy, and the start of the Premier League season is less than a month away now.

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Eriksen is in the prime of his career and could improve in the coming years while Alderweireld recently hit 30, but should have a few more quality years left in him.

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