Aston Villa, English League Championship, English Premier League, Jack Grealish, Leagues, Story, Tottenham Hotspur, Transfers

The FC crew assess Tottenham’s decision to tie Harry Kane down to a new six-year contract ahead of the World Cup.
With Mauricio Pochettino linked to Real Madrid, Craig Burley questions the Argentine’s credentials and whether he’d be a worthy successor to Zinedine Zidane.
With Mauricio Pochettino putting pen to paper on a new five-year deal, ESPN FC’s Alejandro Moreno explains why he’s the right man to move Spurs forward.

Tottenham are weighing up a move for Aston Villa star Jack Grealish, sources close to the Premier League club have told ESPN FC.

Grealish, 22, has been identified by Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino as one of the club’s top targets this summer.

Villa are bracing themselves for interest in a number of players this summer in the wake of their financial problems having only staved off the threat of administration by paying off a tax bill from HMRC.

Grealish is Villa’s star player and the club are determined not to sell the England under-21 international on the cheap, while Spurs are reluctant to pay a high fee for a player outside the Premier League.

Leicester City are also keeping tabs on Grealish’s situation, but Tottenham are the front runners in the race to land him.

Pochettino sees Grealish as fitting the profile of the type of player he wants at Tottenham, feeling he can help develop the midfielder into a better player while also strengthening the core of young English talents at the club.

Peter O’Rourke is ESPN FC’s transfer news correspondent. Follow him on Twitter @SportsPeteO.

Source link

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Japan leave Shinji Kagawa and Shinji Okazaki out of Asian Cup squad
Olympiakos vs. AC Milan – Football Match Report – December 13, 2018
PSG finish top of Champions League group by putting in the ‘invisible work’ and playing as a team
Transfer Talk Liverpool snub last straw for Paul Pogba Juventus return likely
Paris Saint-Germain-Dijon among five postponed matches in Ligue 1

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *