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featurefootball3 months ago

Serge Aurier has evolved into the quintessential modern full-back under Jose Mourinho

There’s always been something about the French and never living up to their talent from Hatem Ben Arfa, Anthony le Tallec and even Bruno Cheyrou. But then there’s Serge Aurier, an Ivory Coast star who is synonymous with never living up to the hype despite playing for France’s best and Tottenham.
Siddhant Lazar
newsfootball4 months ago

Reports | Ajax considering summer approach for Jan Vertonghen

Eredivisie giants Ajax are considering a summer move for Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen with the 32-year-old out of contract at the end of this season. However, Vertonghen has not been offered a new contract by the North London side which has seen the 32-year-old heavily linked with a move away.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball4 months ago

Reports | Tottenham Hotspur eye Sheffield United's Jack O’Connell

Tottenham Hotspur are said to be interested in signing defender Jack O’Connel from Sheffield United after his impressive stint at the Blades. The North London club chiefs are looking for a long term replacement for centre back Jan Vertonghen and they feel O’Connell is their best possible option.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball5 months ago

Jan Vertonghen and Christian Eriksen should stay at Tottenham, urges Jose Mourinho

With Toby Alderweireld signing an extension, Jose Mourinho has asked Jan Vertonghen and Christian Eriksen to follow the Belgian’s footsteps. The two men have less than six months left on their current deals and would be free to negotiate a pre-contract move with clubs outside England in January.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball5 months ago

Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen and Christian Eriksen should want to stay, admits Daniel Levy

Daniel Levy has claimed that Tottenham will not be forced into offering new contracts to players unless they want to stay at the club. The North London giants have Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen and Christian Eriksen running down their contracts with Eriksen already rejecting a new deal.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball6 months ago

Reports | Jan Vertonghen tempted to sign new Tottenham deal

Negotiations between Tottenham and Jan Vertonghen over a new deal have stalled but the Belgian is now tempted to sign a new contract after the arrival of Jose Mourinho. The former Chelsea manager replaced Mauricio Pochettino over the international break and has won his first two games with the club.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball7 months ago

Report | Inter Milan to persuade Jan Vertonghen over summer 2020 move

Inter Milan will try and sign Jan Vertonghen in the summer of 2020 despite Tottenham set to reject any move or offer for the Belgian center-back. The former Ajax star is in the final year of his contract in North London and has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United and to Italy.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball8 months ago

Getting beaten 7-2 is embarrassing, admits Jan Vertonghen

Tottenham star Jan Vertonghen has admitted that losing 7-2 to Bayern Munich is embarrassing for the whole team and that the club can only improve. A stunning defeat, it puts Mauricio Pochettino in a difficult position after he watched his side struggled against Bayern Munich despite a good start.
Miguel Prazeres
newsfootball8 months ago

Reports | Concussion subs set to be introduced in football

The International Football Association Board is set to hold a series of meetings and at the top of the agenda is a proposal to introduce a concussion substitute. The current standard means that medical staff gets only a three minute window to check players, which has proven to be very unreliable.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball9 months ago

Reports | Premier League could scrap early transfer window closure

Premier League clubs are on the verge of voting for a realignment of the transfer window with the rest of Europe. It is believed that at least three clubs who called for the window to close early two seasons ago are now demanding a re-vote, as they believe that it puts them at a disadvantage.
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