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Tottenham pair reject Mourinho to thwart first transfer request at Roma


Tottenham will deny Jose Mourinho his first transfer request as Roma boss, with a Spurs duo additionally intent on snubbing their former supervisor.

Tottenham stay on the hunt for a brand new supervisor after Mourinho was controversially sacked one week prior to their EFL Cup remaining. Ryan Mason was put in on a short lived foundation, however a extra seasoned determine is anticipated to take the reins.

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Mourinho wasted little time in lining up his subsequent job, accepting the managerial place with Italian facet Roma.

The crushed Europa League semi-finalists are set to be with out European soccer subsequent season, although that has not stopped Mourinho from lodging early transfer proposals with the Roma board.

According to the Sun, Mourinho’s first port of name might be to order the signings of Tottenham pair Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Eric Dier.

Danish midfielder Hojbjerg, 25, has been a uncommon brilliant spark for Spurs this season. Bought for the cut price payment of £15m final summer season, Hojbjerg has added metal and management to the membership’s midfield.

Dier, in the meantime, has been with Tottenham since 2014 and have become a mainstay of Mourinho’s central defensive picks.

The pair are atop Mourinho’s early wishlist, per the report. Though each Tottenham and the gamers themselves don’t have any intention of leaving.

The Sun cite a membership insider who states: “There is not any method we might promote both of those gamers.

“Of course, the brand new supervisor would have the ultimate say. But you can not see who whoever is available in wanting to allow them to go both.

“Both are extremely essential members of the group and you can not see that altering.”

Another setback in Mourinho’s plans is the gamers’ reported reluctance to hyperlink again up with their former supervisor.

Hojbjerg is reportedly ‘eager’ to stay within the Premier League with the membership he’s been with for simply 12 months.

Dier is described as being ‘settled’ in North London. Furthermore, he’s stated to really feel barely aggrieved at the best way by which he was dropped from the beginning eleven and handled by Mourinho within the weeks main up to his dismissal.


Tottenham dealing with Prem competitors for Vinicius alternative

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Meanwhile, Tottenham have added Besiktas striker Cyle Larin to their checklist of attacking targets, however face competitors from a London rival, in accordance to reviews.

There are real fears that Harry Kane would possibly need to depart Tottenham this summer season. In addition, the way forward for Carlos Vinicius after his mortgage from Benfica stays unclear. Therefore, they might want to signal extra attacking choices to assist their subsequent supervisor get off to a powerful begin.

One of the choices they might take into account, in accordance to 90min, is Larin.

Spurs see the Canadian as a possible alternative for Vinicius and admire his means to play as a centre-forward or out broad.

However, competitors is tipped to emerge from fellow Premier League rivals West Ham and Everton.

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