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Harry Kane Hints At Tottenham Exit

Harry Kane

There might be no games being played on the pitch, but there is a lot of actively happening off it, and that is a problem for Spurs CEO Daniel Levy and manager Jose Mourinho,

That is because Tottenham Hotspur’s best player Harry Kane for the first time said that he is not sure of his future lies with his boyhood club.

Asked by Jamie Redknapp on an Instagram live session whether he would end his playing career at Spurs, the 26-year-old striker responded that it all depends on the “progress of the team” and added that he’s not the type of person to be somewhere just for the sake of being there.

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Premier League Making Decisions Based On Money Not Logic

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In as selfish a move as an organization has made in recent times, the Premier League is willing to risk the health of their players, staff and fans in a attempt to avoid TV contract rebates of up to £762 MILLION.

The Premier League are reportedly working on aa plan to restart the season behind closed doors on the first weekend of May with a scheduled finish date of Sunday July 12.

The proposals, which will be discussed in detail on a conference call of the 20 clubs on Friday, would need to be approved by the Government, public health bodies and the PFA.

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Liverpool Has Most Valuable Squad In Europe

Liverpool World Champions

The research group CIES Football Observatory have just released its most valuable squads in the transfer market from Europe’s top-five leagues, and it is the current European and World Champions who now sit top the pile.

The Liverpool squad is now worth a whopping €1.4 billion (£1.27 billion), which puts them ahead of every other club on the continent. Second is Premier League rival Manchester City at €1.36b.

Spanish giants Barcelona (€1.17b) and Real Madrid (€1.1b) are third and fourth respectively, with Chelsea shockingly in fifth place (€1.08b) despite having been banned from signing players in last summer’s transfer window.

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Jose Mourinho Plays Down Talk Of A Top Five Finish

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Jose Mourinho played down talk of a place in next season’s Champions League after Son Heung-min’s dramatic 94th-minute winner against Aston Villa, although the Spurs manager accepted Manchester City’s troubles may have opened a door.

Opposite number Dean Smith was left to bemoan Martin Atkinson’s decision to award Spurs a penalty on the stroke of half time after VAR’s intervention.

But Mourinho could praise his side’s resilience and ability to create chances while placing the uncertainty created by City’s two-year Uefa ban in context.

“I haven’t lost a minute analysing Uefa,” Mourinho said.

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Eriksen: ‘Accepting Inter Milan Offer Was Easy”

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Christian Eriksen says it wasn’t a “difficult choice” to accept Inter’s offer as he “wanted to try a new challenge in a new country.”

Eriksen made his debut for Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia win over Fiorentina, and followed it up with his first start in the 2-0 win against Udinese last weekend.

Speaking to the BBC, the 27-year-old said accepting Inter’s offer wasn’t that difficult.

“I wanted a new challenge. To stay in the Premier League would have been an easy solution,” Eriksen told the BBC’s Simon Stone.

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Marotta: ‘No Eriksen contact’

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Inter director Beppe Marotta confirmed they are seeking “a midfielder and winger” in January, dropped Arturo Vidal hints, but denied “any contact” for Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen.

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The Nerazzurri chief was asked before the game against Napoli about Inter’s interest in Barcelona and Chile midfielder Vidal.

“We are having various contacts with agents and clubs to increase the quality level of a squad that is already doing extraordinary things,” Marotta told Sky Sport Italia.

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Champions League Probability

Chelsea could well find themselves on a collision course with Barcelona in the last-16 of the Champions League with that the most likely outcome from Monday’s draw.

A calculation of the probabilities of each pairing shows that Liverpool and Manchester City are most likely to face a trip to Madrid to play either Real or Atletico.

Tottenham, meanwhile, will be thrilled if they avoid the likes of Barcelona, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain and pull out their most likely tie against Valencia.

The Twitter account LaLigaenDirecto, run by mathematics graduate Fran Martinez, has calculated the percentage chances of each club being drawn together in the last-16.

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Spurs Hire Jose Mourinho To Replace Pochettino

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Not sure what is more surprising. That Daniel Levy fired Mauricio Pochettino six months after he took Spurs to a Champions League final, or that he replaced him with the anti-Pochettino in Jose Mourinho?

The former Chelsea and Manchester United boss has signed a contract until the end of the 2022-23 season.

Commenting on the appointment Levy said:

“In Jose we have one of the most successful managers in football. He has a wealth of experience, can inspire teams and is a great tactician. He has won honours at every club he has coached. We believe he will bring energy and belief to the dressing room.”

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Spurs Sack Mauricio Pochettino

There have been whispers since the start of the season that something was not right between Mauricio Pochettino and Tottenham. Players complained he was distant from them, and those close to Pochettino felt that he wanted to leave Spurs.

On Tuesday, Daniel Levy and the Spurs board made the decision that after Spurs’s disappointing start to the season, they are in 14th place, that it was time to make a change and fire the man who led the club to the Champions League final six months ago.

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Pochettino Syas He ‘Doesn’t Fear Sack’

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says he is not worried about the sack despite his side’s poor form.

Spurs lost 3-0 at Brighton on Saturday to compound a miserable week that also saw them thrashed 7-2 by Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

The club were also knocked out of the Carabao Cup on penalties by League Two Colchester last month. When asked if he feared for his job, Pochettino said:

“No I am not worried, what worries me is life, not football.”

Speaking at a news conference after Saturday’s game at Amex Stadium, Pochettino said: