Here’s your Tottenham morning rundown on Saturday, January 15.
Harry Kane sent Manchester City transfer message
Former Arsenal striker Paul Merson believes Tottenham striker Harry Kane should leave the club to join Manchester City.
In his column for the Daily Star, the pundit claims the England captain will not be able to improve Alan Shearer’s goalscoring record if he stays with Spurs.
Merson added that he believes a lack of service has not helped Kane, who has scored 12 goals in all competitions so far this season.
Tanguy Ndombele trains separately
Tottenham record tally Tanguy Ndombele trained separately from the first team at Hotspur Way, football.london understands.
The playmaker has struggled to find a place on the side under Antonio Conte since his arrival, although the manager has been hesitant about a possible outbound transfer this month.
Despite this, the Frenchman has been linked with several clubs in the transfer market, with the attacking midfielder looking further and further away from a clear future in north London at Spurs.
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Eric Dier injury flips for North London derby
Antonio Conte confirmed defender Eric Dier will not be available for Sunday’s game against North London rivals Arsenal.
The 27-year-old has missed the last three games due to illness, but the Italian confirmed he will miss another game this time due to injury.
During his pre-match press conference, the head coach said: “About Eric Dier, he has a small problem. A small muscle problem. He is not suitable for the game against Arsenal. It is a pity, I repeat.”
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