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Sunday March 10 2019
Chiesa top of Tottenham wish-list

Tottenham Hotspur have put Fiorentina star Federico Chiesa top of their transfer wish-list, it’s reported, but the price-tag is €70m.

According to The Sun newspaper, Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino sees Chiesa as the right man to bring ‘magic’ to his team.

The winger only turned 21 in October, but already has over 100 competitive games under his belt at club level and 11 senior Italy caps.

So far this season, Chiesa has contributed 11 goals and eight assists in 29 appearances for the Viola.

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Wednesday February 27 2019
Sarri: 'Chelsea tell me it's not true'

Maurizio Sarri told Italian media Kepa was penalised for his “attitude” and he’s not worried about the Chelsea sack. “What you write isn’t true – or at least they tell me it’s not true.”

The Coach sent a signal by dropping goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in the 2-0 Premier League victory over Tottenham Hotspur this evening.

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Wednesday February 27 2019
Sarri takes stand against Kepa

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has taken a stand by dropping Kepa Arrizabalaga against Tottenham after his refusal to be substituted.

The €80m goalkeeper was fined a week’s wages by the club after he openly rebelled against his boss, refusing to leave the field during the final moments of the Carabao Cup Final against Manchester City.

Sarri and Kepa insisted it was a “misunderstanding,” but many were waiting to see what decision the Italian tactician would make for tonight’s big Premier League game with Spurs.

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Saturday February 16 2019
Spurs watch Suso and Kessie

Tottenham Hotspur will have scouts at tonight’s Atalanta v Milan encounter, reportedly to watch Suso and Franck Kessie.

It kicks off at 19.30 GMT, click here for a match preview.

According to Sport Mediaset, Spurs will have representatives at the Stadio Azzurri d’Italia in Bergamo this evening.

They are keeping a close eye on several players, including Atalanta hitman Duvan Zapata, but their focus is above all on Milan.

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Tuesday February 12 2019
Inter back in for Sissoko?

Inter are reportedly back in the running for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Moussa Sissoko over the summer.

According to Calciomercato.com, the interest between the player and Serie A club has been bubbling under the surface for a while.

His contract with Spurs is due to expire in June 2021 and it does not appear as if a new deal has been discussed.

As Tottenham failed to make any signings this season, they could be saving up for a big splash next term and that means a replacement for Sissoko.

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Thursday January 24 2019
De Paul ripe for Inter role

Inter are reportedly offering €30m for Rodrigo De Paul, so Ramez Nathan outlines why the Udinese and Argentina talent is worth swooping for.

Destined to shine in Italian football, De Paul's debut for his boyhood club was replacing Juventus legend Mauro Camoranesi.  De Paul spent his youth at Racing Club in Argentina, he made his first appearance for the senior team at the age of 18 with Coach Luis Zubeldía and with his dazzling skills and bag of tricks, he quickly found himself a target for Europe's elite sides after only two seasons with La Academia.

Football Italia spoke with CONCACAF expert Juan G. Arango on the player's time in Argentina and why he left at such a young age.

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Wednesday January 23 2019
Inter close to De Paul deal

Inter are close to agreeing terms for Udinese attacking midfielder Rodrigo De Paul to join them from June for €30m plus bonuses, claim Sportitalia.

According to transfer pundit Alfredo Pedullà, negotiations reached an advanced stage following today’s meeting.

The Nerazzurri are eager to lock down the Argentina international now in order to avoid competition from Milan, Roma, Napoli and Tottenham Hotspur.

Udinese want €35m for De Paul, while Inter are offering €30m plus performance-related bonuses.

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Friday January 18 2019
Spurs told to forget Schick

Tottenham Hotspur are among the clubs who made an offer for Patrik Schick, claim Sky Sport Italia, but Roma turned them down.

The Czech forward turns 23 next week and was snapped up from Sampdoria for €14m plus up to €18m in various performance-related bonuses.

He has flopped so far at the Olimpico, but has shown signs of improvement after hiring a mental coach to help with his lack of confidence.

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Thursday January 10 2019
Judging Joachim Andersen

Danish talent Joachim Andersen is the latest young player Sampdoria are turning into a future star. Elio Salerno scouts the next big transfer target.

Imposing young Dane Joachim Andersen is the latest Sampdoria talent to be linked with a big money move away from the Genoese club. Samp provide a proven path in player development, astutely educating youngsters in football’s fine arts. Following a number of impressive displays, Andersen looks set to follow former Blucerchiati stars Shkodran Mustafi, Lucas Torreira, Milan Skriniar and Mauro Icardi in making a move away from Marassi to one of Europe’s best sides.

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Tuesday January 8 2019
Spurs and Roma want Meite

Torino are resisting multiple offers for midfielder Soualiho Meité, including from Tottenham Hotspur and Roma.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the 24-year-old former Monaco man has been so impressive in his debut Serie A season that the €10m investment can be practically tripled.

Tottenham are the main contenders pushing for a deal, with Roma ready to swoop as well, but Toro are refusing to even consider a January sale.

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