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The latest players linked with a move to Tottenham…
Ainsley Maitland-Niles – Tottenham are eyeing a shock move for Arsenal academy graduate Maitland-Niles after he was told he was free to leave the Emirates this summer (Daily Star, August 9)
Pervis Estupinan – Chelsea, Tottenham and Barcelona have all been looking at Watford youngster Estupinan (Daily Express, August 9)
Callum Wilson – Tottenham will turn their attention to the Bournemouth striker after finally sealing a deal for Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (Star, August 7); Tottenham are interested in the 28-year-old Bournemouth striker (Sky Sports News, July 29); Tottenham are heading the hunt for England striker – if Bournemouth are relegated (Sun, July 26).
Said Benrahma – Tottenham are set to enter the race for Brentford’s £16m forward with the Bees set to break up their famed BMW strike force (Mirror, August 6).
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg – Tottenham are hopeful of concluding the £15m signing of Hojbjerg from Southampton this week after a breakthrough in talks (Sky Sports News, August 5); Tottenham and Southampton have agreed deals in principle for the transfers of Hojbjerg and Kyle Walker-Peters (Sky Sports, August 4); Spurs are close to completing the signing of the Southampton midfielder (Sky Sports News, July 28). Tottenham have held talks with Southampton over a move for Hojbjerg after the midfielder made it clear he wants to join the north London club (Daily Telegraph, July 23); Tottenham have been told their offer for Hojbjerg is ‘way off the pace’ and to come back with a proposal more similar to rival suitors Everton (Evening Standard, July 22); Southampton’s former captain reportedly has his sights set on a move to Tottenham this season. (Daily Mail, July 15); Tottenham and Everton are locked in talks with Southampton over a deal to sign (Sky Sports News, July 17).
Troy Deeney – Tottenham have been offered the chance to sign the Watford striker (Mail On Sunday, August 2).
David Brooks – Relegated Bournemouth plan to do everything possible to keep the midfielder – amid growing interest from Tottenham, Everton and West Ham. (Daily Star Sunday, August 2).
Dean Henderson – Tottenham may try to hijack Chelsea’s potential move for the Manchester United goalkeeper (Daily Express, July 29).
Philippe Coutinho – Tottenham are leading the race for the Brazilian right now over the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Leicester (Mail, August 3); Tottenham, Arsenal and Leicester are all options for the Barcelona and Brazil midfielder (Sport, July 29); Barcelona are ready to pay for a portion of Coutinho’s wages for him to move back to England or stay at Bayern Munich (Daily Telegraph, June 13); Tottenham have reportedly decided to end their interest in Coutinho – because of his massive salary. Jose Mourinho is worried the move would cause unwanted unrest among his Spurs squad due to the midfielder’s large salary (Daily Star, June 4).
Nicolo Zaniolo – Spurs are tracking the Roma midfielder ahead of a potential approach this summer (Guardian, July 24).
Zeki Celik – Tottenham face competition from Everton for one of Jose Mourinho’s preferred summer recruits: the Turkey full-back (Times, Aug 3).
Confirmed Tottenham departures
Jan Vertonghen and Michel Vorm – Tottenham have confirmed Jan Vertonghen and Michel Vorm have left the club following the expiry of their contracts.
The latest players linked with a Tottenham exit…
Tanguy Ndombele – Tottenham have not rekindled talks with Inter Milan over Ndombele (Daily Mail, August 4); The midfielder wants to join Inter Milan but Spurs are reluctant to let him go (Mirror, August 1). Inter Milan are interested in signing midfielder Ndombele from Tottenham. Sky in Italy say the Serie A side have made initial contact with Spurs over a potential deal for the 23-year-old Frenchman (Sky Sports, July 30).
Juan Foyth – Tottenham are willing to sell Serge Aurier or Juan Foyth to help fund a move to sign Lille right-back Zeki Celik (Daily Telegraph, August 8)
Leeds are interested in signing the Tottenham defender (Star, August 6); Newly promoted Leeds are lining up a £15m bid for Spurs’ Argentine defender (Sun, July 29).
Harry Winks – Spurs’ pursuit of Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has plunged the England midfielder’s future at the club into doubt (Mirror, July 19).
Kaziah Sterling – Recent Sunderland loanee Sterling is free to leave Tottenham this summer (Shield Gazette, June 28).
Harry Kane – Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has been informed by chairman Daniel Levy that he will not have to sell Kane this summer (Daily Mail, July 25); Jose Mourinho gave an impassioned defence of his influence on strikers amid criticism that his playing style will not bring out the best of Kane (Sky Sports, June 23).
Ryan Sessegnon – Ajax want to take Sessegnon on loan and have asked Tottenham whether the England Under-21 winger will be made available next season (Daily Telegraph, August 8); Tottenham will reject all offers for English wing-back Ryan Sessegnon this summer despite interest from Barcelona in the 20-year-old (Daily Star, July 12).
Serge Aurier – Spurs are ready to sell their £35m-rated right back, with AC Milan and Monaco both interested in the 27-year-old Ivory Coast international (Mirror, August 6); AC Milan are interested in signing the Tottenham defender if they lose either of their right backs this summer (Sky Sports, August 1)
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