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Report: Boro make contact with PL club to sign 22-year-old int’l

Report: Boro make contact with PL club to sign 22-year-old int'l – originally posted on Sportslens.com According to reports from TeamTalk, four Championship clubs including Middlesbrough are interested in signing Tottenham defender Cameron Carter-Vickers before the transfer deadline. The report claims that Fulham, Derby, and Huddersfield are also interested in signing the defender. All the four clubs have asked Spurs if they can take the 22-year-old on loan for the rest of the season. Carter-Vickers spent the first half of the season on loan at Stoke City. However, he was recalled by Spurs at the start of the month after he fell out of favour of Stoke manager Michael O’Neill. The eight-times capped United States international has been chased by foreign clubs as well, but h...

‘What is very important’ – Bilic sends message to West Ham fans

'What is very important' – Bilic sends message to West Ham fans – originally posted on Sportslens.com West Ham United are out of the F.A Cup following a 1-0 defeat at the hands of English Championship leaders West Bromwich Albion at the London Stadium on Saturday. Slaven Bilic’s side ended the match with 10 men and did put in a resolute performance, and David Moyes’ men had no answer despite playing against the visitors’ second-string team. West Ham lacked quality and they have a lot of work to do if they don’t want to end up swapping divisions with West Brom at the end of the season. Baggies boss Bilic believes his former club have what it takes to retain their Premier League status, though, and he has urged the fans to support them. “David ca...

‘That would be a huge signing’: Some Villa fans react after hearing who Smith wants next

'That would be a huge signing': Some Villa fans react after hearing who Smith wants next – originally posted on Sportslens.com According to reports from the Daily Record (h/t the Birmingham Mail), Aston Villa are weighing up a move for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama. Villa have already made three signings this month but it looks like they are looking for more additions before the transfer deadline. Wanyama joined Tottenham from Southampton in 2016 and has made 97 appearances in all competitions. The Kenya international has struggled for fitness in recent years and has dropped down the pecking order at the club. He has managed only 24 minutes of Premier League action this season, and is not in Jose Mourinho’s first-team plans. The report claimed that Villa...

Jose Mourinho confirms Tottenham’s intention to make Lo Celso transfer permanent

Spurs manager Jose Mourinho has this evening confirmed that the club plan to make Giovani Lo Celso’s signing permanent in the summer. Tottenham stint Following a lengthy saga, Argentinian international Lo Celso finally joined Spurs from Real Betis on transfer deadline day last August. The midfielder put pen-to-paper on a season-long loan deal in north London, with the Lilywhites having also secured an option to buy. ENFIELD, ENGLAND – AUGUST 08: Tottenham Hotspur new loan signing Giovani Lo Celso poses for a photograph at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre on August 08, 2019 in Enfield, England. (Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images) And, on the back of a difficult start to life in the colours of Tottenham, Lo Celso has begun to showcase his worth ...

Three players Tottenham could target this month to replace Christian Eriksen

Eriksen Inter bound? Christian Eriksen has been plying his trade with Tottenham since the summer of 2013. The Danish international joined Spurs from Dutch champions Ajax for a fee believed to be around £12m. In hindsight, that £12m fee looks to have been a serious bargain for Tottenham. Since making the switch to England, Eriksen has notched up 305 appearances across all competitions for the Lilywhites, in which he has scored 69 and assisted 89. The midfield maestro has been a pivotal member of Spurs’ squad since his move and was integral to Tottenham’s rise under Mauricio Pochettino, which saw the club consistently qualify for the Champions League and even reach the final last year. However, Eriksen’s days in north London look extremely numbered. The 27-year-old is out of contract in the ...

Frank Lampard shuts down talk of Chelsea move for Moussa Dembele

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has today moved to reject claims that the Blues are attempting to coax Lyon star Moussa Dembele to the club. Lyon standout 23-year-old hitman Dembele made a return to his home country in the summer of 2018, when the Frenchman joined Lyon from Celtic for €22 million. And, on the back of an impressive stint with the Scottish champions, Dembele has since gone on to carry his goalscoring exploits back to Ligue 1. The powerful attacker’s debut season at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais saw him rack up 20 goals and 6 assists across all competitions. Moussa Dembele just loves a derby goal 🙌 A 95th-minute winner to send Lyon above rivals Saint-Etienne into 3rd in Ligue 1? The fans will be talking about this one for some time 👊 pic.twitter.com/C8DPpCtJ...

Report claims 22-yr-old Frenchman is looking to join Leeds United this month

Report claims 22-yr-old Frenchman is looking to join Leeds United this month – originally posted on Sportslens.com Leeds United are looking to bring in a striker this month. RB Leipzig’s Jean-Kevin Augustin has been linked with a move to Elland Road. According to L’Equipe, the Frenchman is keen on signing for the Whites and he wants to work with Marcelo Bielsa. Augustin is currently on loan at AS Monaco but he isn’t too happy with his role. It will be interesting to see if Leeds can agree on a loan deal for him until the end of the season. Leeds need to improve their attacking options and Augustin would be a superb signing. If he can regain his sharpness with Bielsa’s help, he will prove to be a very handy option. Currently, Leeds are reliant on the inconsistent Patrick Bamford for g...

‘Most interested in the English league’: Spurs boosted in the race to sign 24 y/o in-demand player

'Most interested in the English league': Spurs boosted in the race to sign 24 y/o in-demand player – originally posted on Sportslens.com With only a few days left to go, Tottenham Hotspur are yet to land a striker in the January transfer window. Spurs have already signed Gedson Fernandes on loan, but signing a striker is necessary following the injury to Harry Kane which could rule him out till April. The north London club have been heavily linked with a move for AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek who has struggled to hit the best form at the San Siro. The 24-year-old has scored just five goals in 19 appearances this season, and he is expected to drop down the pecking order following the arrival of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Piatek was in outstanding form last season where he nette...

‘Looks class’, ‘great addition’: Some West Ham fans react to latest transfer update

'Looks class', 'great addition': Some West Ham fans react to latest transfer update – originally posted on Sportslens.com Many West Ham fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to express their reaction to reports linking the club with a move for Tomas Soucek in the January transfer window. The Hammers are looking to bolster their midfield this month, with the club heavily reliant on Declan Rice and Mark Noble. West Ham were interested in signing Gedson Fernandes but the Benfica prodigy joined London rivals Tottenham Hotspur instead. It seems the Hammers have earmarked Soucek as a potential option. Here are some of the selected tweets from the West Ham fans: Would be a great addition either beside or as understudy for Rice (need another DM incase Rice mis...

Report: West Ham have been ‘offered’ £25m int’l this month…but there’s a catch

Report: West Ham have been 'offered' £25m int'l this month…but there's a catch – originally posted on Sportslens.com According to reports from the Daily Star, West Ham United have been offered the chance to sign CSKA Moscow striker Fyodor Chalov in the January transfer window. The Hammers are looking to bolster their squad in the remaining few days of the transfer window and signing a striker is a priority for David Moyes. Sebastien Haller arrived from Frankfurt for £36m last summer, but he has managed only six goals thus far. Albian Ajeti has also failed to make a big impact. The 21-year-old striker has been targeted by both West Ham and Chelsea but it seems they won’t be able to broker a deal for him. Neither of the two London clubs are willing to pa...

Reliable journalist provides latest update on Augustin, massive boost for Leeds

Reliable journalist provides latest update on Augustin, massive boost for Leeds – originally posted on Sportslens.com Leeds United are heavily interested in signing Jean-Kevin Augustin in the January transfer window. Marcelo Bielsa is reportedly a keen admirer of the striker who has struggled to make an impact for AS Monaco this season on loan. Phil Hay of The Athletic reported on his Twitter account this morning that the player’s agent is trying to take him away from Monaco, and that Augustin is keen to join Leeds. Leeds won’t be able to table a formal offer until Monaco agree to send him back to the Bundesliga club RB Leipzig. However, it seems, Leeds have a golden chance here to secure a deal for him. According to Mike McGrath of The Telegraph, Monaco are ready to cut his lo...

Mourinho on Troy Parrott’s potential involvement for Tottenham vs Southampton

Southampton vs Tottenham Tottenham are set to take on Southampton in an FA Cup 4th round tie on Saturday afternoon. Find out how to watch the game here. The North London outfit would see off Championship outfit Middlesbrough in the previous round after a replay saw them clinch a 2-1 victory. As for Southampton, they beat Huddersfield by two goals to nil. This competition, whilst Spurs probably don’t see it as important as qualifying for the Champions League next term, does present perhaps Jose Mourinho’s best chance of garnering silverware with Tottenham this year. And given trophies are something the Lilywhites have seriously been deprived of in recent years, the Tottenham faithful will likely be hoping to see a strong squad put out at St Mary’s.   View this post on Instagram   ...