Tottenham transfer news
In this article we will bring you all of today’s Tottenham transfer news. Make sure to check back to the site for more daily transfer updates throughout the summer.
Lautaro expected to sign Inter deal
Tottenham have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Lautaro Martinez.
La Repubblica via Get Italian Football News have reported that Inter Milan’s CEO is expecting the Argentine to agree on a new deal.
Inter CEO Beppe Marotta is expecting the club to tie down Lautaro Martinez to a new contract soon, despite interest from Premier League side Tottenham.
Inter Milan have already sold Achraf Hakimi to PSG and Romelu Lukaku is expected to join Chelsea. As such, the club want to avoid losing another one of their stars.
Nuno opens up on Ndombele
The absence of one of the future’s of Spurs attacking midfield, Tanguy Ndombele, has been addressed by new coach Nuno Espirito Santo.
The French international has been absent from much of pre-season and now the Portuguese coach has spoken on this by saying that it has not been the right time to use him.
“Tanguy was not with us today. He’s not injured but we considered it’s not the moment for him to take part in the game,” said Nuno.
#thfc Nuno asked about Ndombele absence again. “Tanguy was not with us today. He’s not injured but we considered it’s not the moment for him to take part in the game.”
— Dan Kilpatrick (@Dan_KP) August 8, 2021
Could this open up a possible departure? There is still plenty of time left in the window.
Romero absence explained
Tottenham managed to bring in Argentinian defender Cristian Romero from Atalanta this summer in a deal which could rise to as high as 55 million euros.
He was absent from the final match of the Mind Series in the 1-0 win over Arsenal, but he did attend the game and clapped the fans with his new teammates.
It is understood that Romero is still recovering from a knee injury suffered at the end of last season.
This means he could miss the start of the Premier League season and with Toby Alderweireld being sold, Eric Dier and Davison Sanchez are likely to be the starting pair unless a signing is made before then.
This article was edited by Ben Browning.
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