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Spurs want Hojbjerg in the summer

Tottenham Hotspur have identified Southampton captain Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg as one of their main targets in the summer. Two other Premier League clubs, Arsenal and Everton are also keen on the former Bayern Munich star. The Denmark international has not extended his present contract which runs out in the summer of 2021 resulting in efforts from the club to see if a deal could be agreed in this window. READ: Chelsea face competition from Inter for Mertens The player has been instrumental in Southampton's recent revival under Ralph Hasenhuttl and he has been keen to keep him, therefore making a deal likely in the summer. Meanwhile, Soton boss Hasenhuttl revealed that he had no intention letting any players leave in the January transfer window. Hojbjerg joined the Saints from Baye...
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Spurs sweat on Harry Kane’s fitness after Hamstring injury

Tottenham are set to ascertain the severity of Harry Kane's hamstring injury which he suffered in the New Year's Day Premier League 1 nil loss away to Southampton as there are fears he could be out for a long while. The England international will likely undergo a scan to determine how serious the injury is. He picked up the injury whilst trying to score an offside goal in the game. The goal was eventually chalked off. He limped off the pitch after the incident and left the St Mary's Stadium on crutches. Spurs' boss Jose Mourinho revealed after the match that it was too soon to know the extent of the injury but referred to it as negative. “For Harry to come out is negative,” he said. “Hamstring is always a negative. Is it tear? Is it a spasm? Is it a contraction? In this moment I c...
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Southampton players donate wages to charity after heavy defeat

Southampton players have donated their wages to charity after being thrashed 9 nil at home by Leicester City in the Premier League on Friday. Brendan Rodgers' foxes destroyed the Saints at the Saint Marys last Friday by inflicting the joint-biggest Premier League defeat on them. Therefore, the club will now donate the players' earning from the game to the Saints Foundation in a bid to give back to the community. “Southampton Football Club’s first-team players and coaching staff have announced they will be donating their wages from last Friday to Saints Foundation,” a club statement read. ”As the first step towards that, the group has decided that they wish to donate their wages from the day of the Leicester game to Saints Foundation, in order to help the vital work that is conduct...
Everton and Southampton interested in Theo Walcott
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Everton and Southampton interested in Theo Walcott

  Reports suggest that Theo Walcott is the subject of interest from the likes of Everton and Southampton who are ready to offer 20 million Pounds for his signature. Reports emerged recently that Walcott could leave the Gunners on loan in January, but there are claims that Arsenal are ready to cash in on the English man on a permanent deal Daily Mail claim that Everton are in pole position to almost match Walcott's current wages at Arsenal; which is reportedly 110,000 Pounds per week. The Arsenal attacker  has also been linked with a return to Southampton although they would offer him less money could opt to remain in the south.
Claude Puel: It’s a mistake to label my style as boring
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Claude Puel: It’s a mistake to label my style as boring

  Leicester City's new manager Claude Puel has insisted that branding his style of play as boring is a mistake after getting off to a winning start with the club on Sunday. Jamie Vardy scored his sixth goal of the season to give Leicester a one nil lead against Everton before Demarai Gray scored the second through a deflected effort to ensure that they ran out 2 nil winners against Everton at the King Power Stadium. Leicester are now 11th on the log after securing back to back Premier League wins for the first time this season. READ: TOP 4 NEARLY SIGNINGS FROM PREMIER LEAGUE CLUBS THIS SEASON Meanwhile, Claude Puel was the subject of various criticisms during his time with Southampton for a supposed tedious style of play last season,  where they hit the back of the net ...