Christian Eriksen Reportedly Snubbed a Manchester United Offer

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen shocked his teammates earlier this summer when he publicly revealed his intentions to find a new challenge elsewhere. In the final year of his deal and having reportedly rejected a contract extension, the Dane finds his club future very much uncertain at the moment.

He had heavily been linked to Manchester United, but nothing happened before the transfer window closed in the U.K. ten days ago. According to one news source, Eriksen rejected an opportunity to leave Spurs for a fellow big six rival club.

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Can Any Team Really Challenge Manchester City In The Premier League?

By John O’Leary

We’ve had the first couple sets of Premier League fixtures now and after a convincing 5-0 win in their opening game, Manchester City see their odds to win the league at 2/5. Even a draw against Spurs in their second game didn’t really make a dent in the odds.

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Tottenham Hotspur Starting XI Prediction, Team News vs Manchester City

Tottenham Hotspur visits Manchester City on Saturday, in a rematch of last season’s UEFA Champions League quarterfinal tie. Spurs return to the site of what was their biggest and best glory in recent years, despite the fact that the match itself was a loss.

Spurs have shown that they have some answers for City, at a time when barely any clubs do. So let’s take a look at all the requisite information and other assorted FYIs for the Premier League weekend’s only all-big six clash.

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Manchester City Starting XI Prediction, Team News vs Tottenham Hotspur

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The only all-big six clash in week two of the Premier League features Tottenham Hotspur visiting Manchester City, in a rematch of last season’s UEFA Champions League quarterfinal tie. Let’s take a look at all the requisite information and other assorted FYIs for this crunch clash.

City manager Pep Guardiola determined that Ilkay Gundogan, Bernardo Silva and Sergio Aguero were all match fit enough to make the opening day team as substitutes, and each member of that trio could be in contention to start on Saturday. Meanwhile German winger Leroy Sane is out until the mid-winter with a cruciate ligament injury suffered in the Community Shield.

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Arsenal Top the Ticket Demand Table After Opening Weekend

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By Gilad Zilberman, CEO at SeatPick 

“Arsenal, we’re on your side” is the anthem sung by club supporters, and it’s backed up ticket market figures as well. Certainly so after week one of the 2019-20 Premier League season. With the first round of fixtures now in the books, demand for tickets is already outstripping supply, and this can best be observed via the various secondary ticket marketplaces online.

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Tottenham Hotspur Starting XI Prediction, Team News vs Aston Villa

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Tottenham Hotspur was the most compelling club on summer transfer window deadline day yesterday, and you knew that heading into manager Mauricio Pochettino’s press conference today that the transfer market was going to be the primary topic.

Speaking ahead of Spurs’ Premier League season opener at home versus Aston Villa tomorrow, Pochettino discussed his side’s deadline day splashing the cash to add Ryan Sessegnon and Giovani Lo Celso.

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2019 Tottenham Hotspur Summer Transfer Window Analysis, Season Preview

Today’s financial landscape and competitive balance of European football can best be summated thusly: only the richest of the super rich have the resources to spend on player acquisition, and thus compete at the highest level. No single day exemplifies this reality better than today- the end of the closing of the summer transfer window.

It’s an issue that goes well beyond the scope of this article, but it’s covered in depth by the June 3 New Yorker article “How Football Leaks is Exposing Corruption in European Soccer,” by Sam Knight, which I suggest you read at some point over at this link. In the meantime, let’s go over the big money, free-spending day/summer transfer window turned in by Tottenham Hotspur.

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Tottenham Hotspur Sign Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham for £25m

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Tottenham Hotspur have had a massive summer transfer window deadline day, signing both Giovani Lo Celso (reportedly a club record breaker in terms of transfer fee) and England youth international Ryan Sessegnon.

The 19-year-old Fulham star, who was wanted by a handful of big clubs, arrives on a five-year contract with a club option for an extra year. According to the BBC, Spurs paid £25 million for the left-sided winger, in a contract that could rise to £30m with performance-based incentive add-ons.

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Tottenham Acquire Giovani Lo Celso, Miss Out on Paulo Dybala

Happy summer transfer window deadline day everybody! Tottenham Hotspur are one of the teams to watch as this deadline day comes to an end, as they are extremely busy here in the 11th hour. There is good news and bad news- it looks like Giovani Lo Celso is going to happen, but Paulo Dybala will not.

First, in regards to the Real Betis midfielder, Sky Sports reports that he’s in London today to undergo his medical and complete his move to Spurs. The 25-year-old will reportedly sign a five year deal with his new team.

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Can a London Club Contend for the Premier League Title?

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By Patrick Pierce

The new Premier League season kicks off this weekend, and for many pundits, it’s going to be another two-horse race between Manchester City and Liverpool. Although Manchester United will benefit from the arrival of Harry Maguire improving their weak back line, it’s more likely that one of London clubs have the best chance of stopping either Manchester City or Liverpool from claiming the Premier League title this season.

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Philippe Coutinho Drawing Interest from Tottenham, but not Arsenal

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Philippe Coutinho has had a failed stint at FC Barcelona, and the Catalan club are reportedly looking to  recoup some of the money lost on the astronomically massive investment they made in the Brazilian. The former Liverpool man has been linked with a return to the Premier League, and the names of almost all of the big six clubs have been mentioned.

A return to Anfield has been been ruled out by LFC manager Jurgen Klopp, and the transfer narratives linking Coutinho with Manchester United have been discredited by his agent.

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United News and Transfer Talk: Christian Eriksen, Romelu Lukaku, Wayne Rooney

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Do Manchester United, fresh off the world record breaking acquisition of Harry Maguire, have one last major summer transfer move left in them? If so, they only have about 50 hours to make it happen, and it could be Tottenham Hotspur attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen.

Not the biggest area of need (United would best be served by focusing on the defensive centre of the park instead), but the Danish playmaker has been linked with a move to United for awhile. He’s also openly talk this summer about leaving the north London club.

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