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Despite opposition from Arsenal, Man Utd and other fan groups, new UCL format expected on Monday

Arsenal and Manchester United supporters’ groups have criticised the controversial proposal to reform the Champions League. The new 36-team format is set for final approval by UEFA’s executive committee on Monday, with a view to implementing it from 2024 onwards. In an open letter to European Club Association (ECA) chairman Andrea Agnelli, 17 fans’ groups from 14 clubs blasted the idea. “Your plans to restructure the Champions League by increasing the number of games, introducing qualification based on past achievements, and monopolising commercial rights present a serious threat to the entire game,” it read (via thefsa.org.uk). SL View The current Champions League format already rewards failure. Finished fourth in your domestic league? No problem. The group stage of the tournament also of...

‘I couldn’t care less’ – Spurs boss Jose Mourinho responds to Paul Pogba’s criticism

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba recently hit out at Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho for his man-management skills. The French international revealed that he had a good relationship with the current Spurs boss but the equation between the two deteriorated after a trophyless second season and a poor start to the 2018-19 campaign. Mourinho was involved in a training ground spat with Pogba and the player was eventually stripped of the club’s vice-captaincy in September 2018. Pogba has revealed to Sky Sports that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would never go against his own players like Mourinho. He also revealed that the current Manchester United manager does not mistreat players even if he not picking them. The Portuguese manager has been criticised for his treatment of Spurs midfielder...

Tottenham pair ruled out, Hammers duo on sidelines, Arsenal star unlikely to figure

The 2020/21 Premier League season is heading into the final few weeks, and there are some eye-catching fixtures taking place this weekend. The action gets underway on Friday evening as Everton go head-to-head with Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park. Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Yerry Mina, Fabian Delph and Bernard miss out for the home side, while Matt Doherty and Ben Davies remain on the sidelines for Spurs. West Ham United visit Newcastle United in the early game on Saturday aiming to boost their hopes of a top-four finish. Declan Rice and Michail Antonio are still injured, but the Hammers will be confident of continuing their recent good form. There is one other game on Saturday, with Wolverhampton Wanderers facing Sheffield United at Molineux. Arsenal will turn their attentions back to domes...

Spurs set to meet with 24-yr-old target’s representatives next week, 4 other PL clubs keen

Tottenham have been heavily linked with a move for Fulham defender Joachim Andersen in recent weeks, and it appears that the Londoners are serious about signing the 24-year-old. According to Denmark’s BT, Andersen’s representatives are set to meet with Spurs next week, and the Londoners will be hoping to strike a deal to sign him. The Denmark international is currently on loan at Fulham from Lyon, and the French club could be open to selling him for the right price. SL View: Andersen would be a quality investment Jose Mourinho needs to add more defensive quality to his side, and Andersen has proven himself in the Premier League. Fulham have had a very poor season, but Andersen has been outstanding and his performances have caught the attention of several Premier League clubs. The likes of ...

Four players to miss out vs Spurs as Ancelotti provides Everton injury update

Carlo Ancelotti has issued an injury update ahead of Everton’s clash with Tottenham Hotspur, with Dominic Calvert-Lewin and three more players set to miss out. The Toffees are currently attempting to navigate an injury crisis, with numerous players missing in recent weeks. Allan, Andre Gomes, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Jordan Pickford, Yerry Mina, Joshua King, Fabian Delph and Bernard have all missed games over the past fortnight. The situation is so bleak that Alex Iwobi was the only senior player to appear on the bench for the clash with Brighton & Hove Albion on Monday, with the rest of the squad being made up of youth players. Now, going into the clash with Tottenham tomorrow, Ancelotti has provided both some good and bad news. Ancelotti confirmed that Allan, Gomes, King and Pickf...

Tottenham willing to discuss a new deal with 27-yr-old amid transfer links

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has been heavily linked with a move away from the London club at the end of this season. The 27-year-old could look to leave the club if they fail to secure Champions League football. Manchester United, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid are all reportedly keen on the striker. Jose Mourinho’s side are in danger of missing out on a top-four finish after their mid-season collapse and may find it tough to keep Kane club regardless of where they finish this term. A player of Kane’s calibre deserves to play at the highest level and challenge for trophies regularly, but Tottenham are not in a position to provide him with that platform just yet. According to 90min, the England international has been informed that Spurs are not keen on selling...

‘Wouldn’t have faith in them’ – Shearer tears into four Spurs stars, sends Kane message

Tottenham Hotspur are yet to win since Premier League action resumed after the last international break, with a draw against Newcastle United and a defeat at the hands of Manchester United dealing a brutal blow on their top-four chances. While Spurs are just six points and three places off the Champions League places with seven games to go, they could miss out entirely on European football with Everton, Arsenal and Leeds United breathing down their neck. Head coach Jose Mourinho and the majority of his players have struggled to impress of recent, and Premier League legend Alan Shearer was not pleased with what he saw at St. James’ Park. “Tottenham’s back four were bloody awful when they played Newcastle United earlier this month and that should tell you something,” the former Magpies strik...

‘Pull them immediately’: Spurs bantered by their own sponsor in hilarious gaffe

Tottenham Hotspur have just faced “an egg on your face” situation.  Earlier today, Spurs confirmed on their official website that they have agreed a sponsorship deal with Dulux. The club statement read: “We are delighted to announce Dulux, the nation’s number one paint brand, as our first ever Official Paint Supplier.” We are delighted to announce @duluxuk, the nation’s number one paint brand, as our first ever Official Paint Supplier.#THFC ⚪ #COYS — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) April 15, 2021 In a lengthy article they have detailed what the new sponsors can bring to the table — innovative colour matching technology that will be used to bring spaces throughout Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Lilywhite House and the Training Centre to life in Club colours. Little they...

Spurs linked with a move for 96-cap Int’l who has 9 goals and 8 assists this season

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a move for Napoli forward Dries Mertens. The Italian club are willing to get rid of the experienced Belgian this summer and Spurs, Chelsea and Arsenal are keeping tabs on his situation. According to Voetbal24, Napoli are looking to free up some funds by offloading Mertens. With three Premier League clubs interested, Napoli will be hoping for a bidding war although the player wants to stay with the club. He is happy in Naples and would be open to seeing out the rest of his contract, but the club seem to have a different idea. SL View: Quality short term addition for a reasonable price Jose Mourinho could use more depth in his attacking department and the Belgian can play anywhere across the front three. Mertens would add pace, flair and goals to the T...

‘Certainly’: Alasdair Gold claims Spurs are ‘very fond’ of 24-year-old target

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly showing interest in signing Fulham defender Joachim Andersen this summer.  According to Football London journalist, Alasdair Gold, Spurs are very fond of the player. He claims that Anderson ticks all the boxes they’re looking for in a new centre-back this summer. Gold wrote for Football London: “He’s certainly a player Spurs are very fond of and he ticks all the boxes they’re looking for in their ideal new centre-back this summer, a leader, within their normal age range and has Premier League experience. All eyes will be on Lyon’s price tag and also Tottenham moving on some players to raise funds, which is easier said than done.” Anderson joined Fulham from French club Lyon on loan this summer. He has impressed heavily, ma...

Hammers reportedly want 15-goal hitman who is Bundesliga’s tallest player

According to Eurosport, West Ham United are keen on Stuttgart striker Sasa Kalajdzic ahead of the summer transfer window. The Bundesliga’s tallest player has scored 15 goals in 30 games this term, and he is not short of suitors. Tottenham Hotspur are also looking into a potential summer move for the £15 million-rated 23-year-old, while RB Leipzig and AS Roma have also been linked with ‘Austria’s Peter Crouch’. West Ham sold Ivory Coast international striker Sebastien Haller to Ajax in January, and they were not able to bring in a direct replacement, landing Jesse Lingard on loan instead. While the Manchester United attacking midfielder has hit the ground running at the London Stadium, bagging eight goals in nine Premier League games, manager David Moyes wants to sign a striker for next sea...

Spurs ‘completely convinced’ of 24-yr-old’s quality, prepared to sign him this summer

Tottenham Hotspur are looking to improve their defensive options in the summer and they are thought to be keen on signing the Fulham defender Joachim Andersen. The 24-year-old Danish defender has made quite an impression with the Londoners so far and Spurs have been tracking him for three years now. According to Eurosport, the London club are now completely convinced of Andersen’s qualities and they are prepared to sign him in the summer. The defender is currently on loan at Craven Cottage but it is believed that Lyon would be willing to sell him permanently for the right price. It will be interesting to see if Jose Mourinho’s side can agree on a fee for the Danish centre back in the coming weeks. With the likes of Toby Alderweireld on the decline and Davinson Sanchez struggling to win the...