Last night Tottenham goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes warned the club that failing to qualify for next seasons Champions League could force the club to sell their top stars this summer.
In an interview for the Daily Mirror the Brazilian ‘keeper said: “When you play Champions League every player wants to sign for Spurs. And maybe without Champions League it’s a little bit difficult to sign very good players and keep the best players.”
Their chances however appear a little better after Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Manchester City last night.
UEFA to monitor Spurs fans.
The Daily Mail has reported today that a top UEFA official will attend the Real Madrid game tomorrow night to monitor racist abuse from the home fans. The developments have come following comments from Emmanuel Adebayor who said he was racially abused during the first leg at the Santiago Bernebeu.
The vice chairman of UEFA’s disciplinary panel has been named as the match delegate. Jacques Antenen is also the current police chief at UEFA’s headquarters in Vaud.
Bale: We can still defeat Madrid.
After their rather humbling experience in the Bernebeu last Tuesday night Gareth Bale has insisted that the Spurs squad have not given up all hope of reaching the semi-finals. They face Real Madrid at White Hart Lane tomorrow night where they are 4-0 down after the first leg.
In an interview reported in Marca the Welshman said: “Anything is possible in football. This sports history is full of incredible, crazy games. Madrid lost 4-0 at Anfield not so long ago. Why can’t we do it?”