All the latest Tottenham Hotspur news and gossip.
Spurs forward Clint Dempsey was on target for the USA from the penalty spot in the early hours of this morning in a 4-2 friendly defeat to Belgium. On the winning side were clubmates Jan Vertonghen and Mousa Dembele.
Tottenham are one of three Premier League teams interested in signing Barcelona starlet Gerard Deulofeu. The teenager is seen as the La Masia academy's brightest prospect and has just put pen to paper on a new deal at the Nou Camp. However with the signing of Neymar, Barcelona are said to be willing to loan out the winger, with Liverpool, Arsenal interested too along with Borussia Dortmund.
Reports in Italy have linked Tottenham making a bid for Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic, an impressive Bosnian midfielder who has also been interesting Tottenham. The 23-year-old was recently a losing Coppa Italia finalist with his club, who like Spurs do not have Champions League football to offer next season.
Luis Figo is the latest high profile name to link Gareth Bale with a move to Real Madrid. The former Los Merengues winger has been talking up the Welshman's qualities, while Madrid president Florentino Perez has claimed today that Bale was 'born to play in Madrid'. The Mirror last night linked both Manchester City and Manchester United with making £80 million offers for the winger.
Meanwhile with Luis Suarez also heavily attracting the interest of Madrid, Nick Harris asks if the Liverpool striker could provide Spurs with a 'get-out' when it comes to Real's interest in Gareth Bale.
The agent of Brazilian forward Hulk has claimed Spurs are interested in the Zenit St Peterburg striker along with Monaco and Chelsea. This is one deal which is only really likely if Bale were to leave.
And finally, if you are wondering what Sandro has been up to in Brazil, he has been taking a UFC sparring session with outgoing teammate Heurelho Gomes. You can check out his photo of 'KO'ing the goalkeeper here.
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