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Tottenham set to land 22-year-old La Liga star after he snubs AC Milan

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Spurs transfer news: Dani Ceballos set to join Tottenham on loan

AS (h/t Daily Mail) reports that Real Madrid’s Dani Ceballos is expected to join Tottenham.

The report claims that AC Milan were interested in the 22-year-old but the Spaniard has decided to join Tottenham.

Milan wanted to sign the Spanish U21 star, however, they were unwilling to meet Madrid’s asking price of £45million (h/t Daily Mail).

Dani Ceballos

The report adds that Ceballos held talks with Mauricio Pochettino previously, and the Argentine wants the Spaniard to play a huge role next season.

The deal for the 22-year-old is expected to be a one-year loan deal, and the report claims that a swap with Christian Eriksen could be in the offering later on.

The Danish star recently claimed that he wants a new challenge after the Champions League final defeat to Liverpool.

The 22-year-old Spaniard would be a quality signing but he isn’t on the same level as Eriksen.

Getting him on a one-year loan isn’t a bad option, but there has to be a clause that makes the deal permanent too.

The Real Madrid star struggled for starts last season, and he should play a lot more if he signs for Pochettino.

Tottenham need a creative midfielder in the side

Spurs might have signed Tanguy Ndombele for a huge fee, however, we need a quality attacking midfielder in the side too.

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Ceballos is capable of playing that role while he can also play out wide, which would allow Pochettino more avenues to deploy the 22-year-old.

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Tottenham join the chase for this promising Spanish midfielder

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Tottenham are interested in Spanish playmaker Dani Olmo

Tottenham have joined the race to sign Spanish playmaker Dani Olmo from Dinamo Zagreb. (h/t Football London)

According to Croatian outlet Sportske Novotsi (h/t Birmingham Live), Tottenham have now joined the likes of AC Milan, RB Leipzig, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Barcelona and Leicester City who are interested in signing the 21-year-old.

The report also claims that a bid has been made for his services by an unnamed Premier League club worth £21.3 million.

Dani Olmo
Dani Olmo helped Spain win the U21 Euros during the summer (Image credit: Getty)

The 21-year-old surprised everyone with his decision to swap La Masia for Dinamo Zagreb in 2014. He has since thrived in Croatia, making 124 appearances scoring 34 goals. (h/t Whoscored)

Primarily a central attacking midfielder, Olmo is also capable of playing on either flank and also as a forward if necessary. His versatility will be a huge addition to a Spurs side seeking both dynamism and inspiration.

The youngster has been in good form this season with 8 goals and 7 assists in 22 games. His performances have seen him win the awards for best player and best young player in the Croatian First Division

With Eriksen looking likely to leave, Olmo will not only be an excellent replacement but will also secure a key position in the Spurs squad for the decade.

Spurs look likely to make Giovani Lo Celso’s deal permanent. Dani Olmo looks likely to be a better player with a higher ceiling than the Argentine.

The midfielder is likely to prefer a move to Barcelona and Spurs will do well to secure the player given his demand.

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Olmo has won 1 cap for the Spanish national team. He scored on his debut in the 7-0 win over Malta.

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Italian giants submit increased €15m bid for wantaway Tottenham star

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Inter Milan make new €15 million bid for Christian Eriksen

Italian giants Inter Milan are set to increase their bid for Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen. (h/t Guardian)

Inter have already had an earlier bid of €10m plus add-ons rejected last week. The Italians are now set to increase their bid to €15m plus add ons.

Antonio Conte is keen on signing Eriksen to bolster his side’s bid for a first Serie A title since 2009 (h/t Guardian). The club are believed to have already agreed on personal terms with the 27-year-old Danish star.

Christian Eriksen

Christian Eriksen, who has been the lynchpin of the Spurs midfield, looks a forlorn figure intent on leaving the club this month.

The Dane, who joined us in the summer of 2013, has gone on to 304 appearances in his time here. He has contributed to us regularly qualifying for the Champions League and also to the run to the final in 2019.

The fee mentioned above is a steal for someone of Eriksen’s quality. With the midfielder’s contract expiring this summer, Spurs would do well to sell him in the January transfer window than lose him for a free in the summer.

Inter seem keen on reinforcing their team using Premiership based players as they look to overtake Juventus in Serie A.

Ashley Young has already signed on for the Nerazzurri with Chelsea duo Oliver Giroud and Victor Moses set to follow. Eriksen would surely be the ace of the lot, given his age and talent.

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Eriksen has been a crucial player for Spurs and has been one of the team’s lynchpins under Mauricio Pocchettino. The 27-year-old has given Spurs years of brilliance and has earnt the right to look for a new challenge elsewhere.

Given his contribution to Tottenham’s rise as a formidable force in the 2010s, we hope he gets us top dollar this January that can aid in Mourinho’s rebuild.

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Out-of-favour Tottenham star could be on his way to join Turkish giants

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Galatasaray are interested in midfielder Victor Wanyama

According to Turkish publication Takvim (h/t Football London), the Turkish side are keen to sign Victor Wanyama.

The Kenyan midfielder has been on the fringes of the first team and has made just 4 appearances for Tottenham this season. The appointment of Jose Mourinho too has not changed matters with the 28-year-old struggling to get proper game-time with the North London club.

Victor Wanyama

With Mourinho preferring not to use the midfielder even after the injuries to Tanguy Ndombele and Moussa Sissoko, It appears that Wanyama’s time at Spurs is numbered.

Galatasaray manager Fatih Terim is keen on signing the midfielder with Mourinho is likely to sanction a loan deal.

Time to say goodbye.

Wanyama signed for Tottenham in 2016 and quickly established himself as an important player in the Spurs setup. He made 47 appearances in his first season in London.

Knee problems in 2018 and 2019 have severely impacted the midfielder’s appearances. The signings of Giovani Lo Celso and Tanguy Ndombele have pushed him further down the pecking order. It is fair to say that the Kenyan’s career at Spurs is over and he will be better served moving.

Wanyama’s contract at Spurs expires in 2021 and Spurs should look to sell him permanently than let him go out on loan. At 28, the midfielder still has a good few years in him and will be a solid option for prospective buyers.

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The Kenyan has represented his country 60 times scoring 7 goals. He was a part of the Tottenham squad that lost to Liverpool in the final of the UEFA Champions League in 2019.

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Spurs boss Mourinho keen on signing Serbian ace from La Liga giants

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Mourinho is interested in signing Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic

Jose Mourinho is interested in signing Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic int he January transfer window. (h/t Express)

The Portuguese manager sees the Serbian international as an ideal replacement for the injured Harry Kane. Tottenham are short of strikers following Kane’s injury and are expected to make a move for a player this month.

The lack of a specialist striker could make the difference for Spurs in the top four race with less than half a season to play. It is debatable if Tottenham could have taken more against the likes of Liverpool and Watford if they had a specialist leading the line.

The latest name to emerge in the Spurs merry go round is Luka Jovic. The Serbian has failed to impress following his €65million move to the Spanish capital. Jovic has made 18 appearances for the Los Blancos and has scored just 1 goal and 1 assist. (h/t Whoscored)

Luka Jovic

According to Spanish outlet Defensa Central (h/t Express), Mourinho hopes to use his good relations with Real president Fiorentino Perez to leverage a deal for the striker.

An expensive mistake?

Jovic is undoubtedly a good player and has his best years ahead of him. He is unhappy at Real Madrid and could be open to a move, but it begs the question if Spurs should spend big on a player who will play second fiddle to Harry Kane once the striker returns.

Having cost €65million just a season ago, Real will expect to recoup as much of the fee as they can. Having seen Spurs balk at paying 30 million for Krzystof Piatek, it’s hard to see Levy pay more Jovic.

It makes sense for us to pursue a loan deal for the striker this month and continue to search for a financially viable alternative we can sign in the summer.

Such a deal should give Spurs the player we need, Jovic the playtime he seeks and if all goes well, Real also get an in house option to be Karim Benzema’s successor.

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The 22-year old had scored 27 goals in 48 games for Eintracht Frankfurt before moving to Real. Tottenham will hope that the player can rediscover his scoring touch with a fresh start in North London.

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