'Phenomenal' player now open to joining Spurs, could be movement in next few days - report
As per an update by Spanish news outlet Mundo Deportivo, there has been a promising update as Tottenham Hotspur’s links to Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho continue. The Lowdown: Spurs eye attacker move? Since the departure of former club favourite and long-serving midfield creator Christian Eriksen, there is certainly a case to be made that Tottenham […]Since the departure of former club favourite and long-serving midfield creator Christian Eriksen, there is certainly a case to be made that Tottenham have severely missed his presence.
Here is your Tottenham Hotspur morning digest for Thursday, January 20.
Spurs head coach Antonio Conte has opened up on his targets for the rest of the season.
Speaking after his side defeated Leicester City 3-2, he said: "Honestly, I think I have already spoken about my vision. In this moment I think we are in a good position in the table but we know it’ll be very difficult to keep this position and try to fight for something important.
"We have to try to continue to work, to improve and if there is the possibility in this transfer market to improve also numerically the number of this squad it will be very important because we need to try to.
Conte willing to sell ‘unbelievable’ player as he holds private meetings with Tottenham chiefs
According to ESPN, Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte is eyeing a major overhaul behind the scenes as he holds private meetings with club chiefs and makes a decision on midfielder Tanguy Ndombele. The Lowdown: Conte ‘evaluations’ made… The Lilywhites manager, as he candidly admitted to the press, has been making ‘evaluations’ on his Tottenham squad […]The Lilywhites manager, as he candidly admitted to the press, has been making ‘evaluations’ on his Tottenham squad as he decides who stays and who goes this January and beyond.
"We know very well we have to fight against every team in England. In England the level is very high. It was good to have this run of nine games and for this reason now we’re seeing Tottenham in this position in the table."
Former Spurs striker Peter Crouch has heaped praise on Antonio Conte, claiming that the Italian has improved the Lillywhites' defence massively.
"Defensively it has been a lot better," Crouch explained during BT Sport's coverage of Tottenham's clash with Leicester City.
"Results are the most important thing and he has not lost in the Premier League this season but there have been times where it has been disappointing in the Europa Conference League, but it has been much better.
"I think there is a clear plan, under Nuno you couldn’t see what he was trying to achieve but since Conte's come in, you can see with the running stats, you can see there is a clear plan and a clear shape and there seems to be a direction which is all Spurs fans wanted."
Son Heung-min, Cristian Romero, Eric Dier: Tottenham injury news ahead of Chelsea clash
Tottenham news: Spurs take on Chelsea this evening, so football.london takes a look at the latest injury news coming out of Antonio Conte's camp ahead of the clashSpurs are trailing 2-0 going into this evening's semi-final second-leg with Chelsea after a disappointing display at Stamford Bridge last week, after goals from Kai Havertz and an own goal from Ben Davies gave the hosts the two-goal advantage.
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The north Londoners could be in line for a huge cash injection this month should they sell the likes of Tanguy Ndombele, Matt Doherty, Dele Alli and Steven Bergwijn, who are all thought to be on the way out according to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano.
Should the aforementioned four depart the club before the end of the window, then Conte's side could potentially be set to scoop a considerable amount, with transfermarkt valuing the quartet at £84million.
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‘It’s obvious’ – Ex-Tottenham star furious with Levy amid Traore snub; warns Conte of ‘weak’ decision .
One former Tottenham star has hit out at the club's current situation as manager Antonio Conte chases new January signingsSpurs were going places under Mauricio Pochettino and reached the Champions League final in 2019. Since then, though, the north Londoners have gone through major struggles on the pitch.