Premier League players heading for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Football tournament, which will begin on 4 August, the 16 competing countries have now announced their squads, which include a number of players based in the English Premier League. Whilst Arsenal could potentially be represented at the Olympics by two players, one player from each of Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham may feature in Rio. The only country whose squad contains more than one English Premier League player is Portugal’s, with their manager Rui Jorge naming Manchester United goalkeeper Joel Pereira and Liverpool…

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Premier League Season Review – Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur: 3rd FA Cup: Round Five Capital One Cup: Round Three Europa League: Round of 16 With a talented young squad and one of Europe’s most promising managers at the helm, Tottenham were clearly on the up when the season began and their target, as ever, was to finish in the top four and qualify for the Champions League. However, very few would have expected them to achieve this with several weeks still to spare and indeed make a sustained challenge to win the title. This they did, and as…

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Tottenham looking to add Serie A stars, listening to offers for big summer transfer

Tottenham enjoyed a very nice season, as they finished third in the Premier League and finally grabbed a ticket for next year’s Champions League again. Mauricio Pochettino has agreed to stay on as the Spurs’ manager and is keen to at least duplicate this season’s performances. Therefore, the club is looking to add to the team’s depth. According to La Gazetta dello Sport (via talkSPORT), Tottenham are interested in Napoli striker Manolo Gabbiadini, though they are likely to face competition from West Ham and Wolfsburg. The 24-year-old was stuck on the…

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Top 10 misfiring forwards in the Premier League

Football365, in association with stats website WhoScored, have produced an interesting list of the top ten misfiring forwards in the Premier League. The list contains the 10 forwards with the worst conversion rates in England’s top flight and who have attempted at least 30 shots this season. Topping the charts is Manchester United’s Memphis Depay, who has experienced a rough first season at Old Trafford following his move from PSV. The Dutchman only has a 4.3 per cent conversion rate for the Red Devils. Tottenham’s Heung-Min Son is ranked second on this list. The South Korean international only has a…

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Tottenham vs Man City – Premier League preview and team news

Manchester City will be looking to get back to form in the Premier League as they head to White Hart Lane to face Tottenham, who are after their third straight top-flight victory. Narrow successes over Sunderland and Crystal Palace have helped lift the hosts up the table, results which have been secured thanks in no small part to two new additions to the starting XI. Delle Alli has wasted little time in showing why he has been tipped for big things ever since bursting on the scene at Milton Keynes…

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Tottenham vs Crystal Palace – Premier League preview and team news

Two attack-minded teams come together at White Hart Lane on Sunday as Tottenham take on away specialists Crystal Palace in what has the look of a highly entertaining affair. There was much relief around the Spurs camp last time out at Sunderland as they claimed they claimed their first league victory of the season at the fifth time of asking, at a time where there were murmurs of manager Mauricio Pochettino coming under pressure. It was a tight affair on Wearside, but the one real moment of quality decided the game…

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Tottenham’s £22m signing REJECTED Liverpool switch in favour of White Hart Lane move

Tottenham new boy Son Heung-min turned down the chance to join either Liverpool or Manchester City in favour of a White Hart Lane switch, according to the Daily Express. The 23-year-old became the most expensive Asian player in history when he completed his £22m move to Mauricio Pochettino’s side in the latter stages of the summer window (via Express). But Spurs were not the only side that were trying to get the former Bayer Leverkusen man’s signature. Brendan Rodgers and Manuel Pellegrini were both hoping that they could add the South…

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Tottenham complete Son Heung-min signing from Bayer Leverkusen

Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of Bayer Leverkusen forward, according to the BBC. The South Korean international has proved himself to be one of the Bundesliga’s brightest talents over the past few years having scored 29 goals in 87 appearances since arriving from Hamburg back in 2013. The 23-year-old has signed a five-year deal with Spurs – subject to international clearance, with the Daily Mirror claiming that the deal will cost Tottenham £22m (via Daily Mirror). Spurs have already seen two bids for West Bromwich Albion forward Saido Berahino…

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Bundesliga striker in London for Tottenham medical ahead of £21.9m move

Tottenham are reportedly closing in on a £21.9m deal to sign Bayer Leverkusen forward Son Heung-Min, according to the Metro. The 23-year-old is in London to undergo a medical, the Metro report, and is set to become Mauricio Pochettino’s second striker signing of the summer following the arrival of former Lyon man Clinton N’Jie. The Metro add that Spurs have also made two unsuccessful bids for West Brom forward Saido Berahino. Having begun the campaign with three first-team strikers, Pochettino made it clear that he only trusted Harry Kane as…

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