Tottenham will be without club record signing Tanguy Ndombele for the visit of Newcastle.
Mauricio Pochettino believes record signing Tanguy Ndombele has not even scratched the surface of what he is capable of at Tottenham despite a dream debut.
As the clock ticks down towards Thursday’s deadline, Premier League clubs have been busy adding to their squads ahead of the new season.
The Premier League summer transfer window closes on August 8, with the 2019-20 season scheduled to kick off the following day.
Tottenham’s new record signing Tanguy Ndombele is ready to live his dream by playing in the Premier League and wants to bring silverware to the club.
Tottenham have signed midfielder Tanguy Ndombele from Lyon for an initial club-record fee of £53.8million.
What the papers say Arsenal could be facing competition in their pursuit for Kieran Tierney, the Mail reports. Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti is said to be a long-term admirer of the Celtic left-back and could threaten the Gunners’ £15million bid, the paper says.
Tottenham supporters will be getting excited as the club prepare to announce two potential new signings in the coming days.
Leeds winger Jack Clarke is closing in on a move to Tottenham and has undergone a medical with the Premier League club, Press Association Sport understands.
What the papers say Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho is considering making a Premier League return with Chelsea, the Daily Express reports. The Brazilian, who previously played for Liverpool, has struggled to make an impact since departing for LaLiga. Manchester United and Paris St Germain are possible destinations for the 27-year-old, but Sunday Times journalist Duncan Castles is quoted as saying the player’s “preference would be to go to Chelsea”.
What the papers say The seemingly very near departure of Maurizio Sarri from Chelsea has left Derby County steeling themselves for an approach for manager Frank Lampard, The Sun reports. According to the paper, two-time Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has told friends he would like a third term at Stamford Bridge, while RB Leipzig coach Ralf Rangnick has also been tipped as a successor. But former Blues star Lampard is the bookies’ favourite to take the reins at his old club. Chelsea are understood to have agreed on a compensation deal worth in excess of £5million for their Italian boss to join Juventus after just one season at Stamford Bridge.
What the papers say Tottenham have drawn up a wishlist of four players as they hope to mount a fresh assault on the Premier League and Champions League next season. Real Betis playmaker Giovani Lo Celso and Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele are the top targets, with Maxi Gomez from Celta Vigo and Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon also being linked with a move to North London, according to the Daily Mirror.