Tottenham Hotspur morning news: Europa League build up, winger claims to have no fear

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A round up of key news stories this morning about Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham assistant boss Steffan Freund says the side are determined to build on their good start to the Europa League.

Spurs take on Anzhi Makhachkala tomorrow looking to capitalise on a good win over Tromso at White Hart Lane.

“We all know to go to Russia and play after a long journey is always difficult, but they are 15th in the league and we have the chance to perform well, beat them and six points after two games would help us to qualify early from the group,” Freund told the club website.

Spurs winger Andros Townsend says he’s aiming to play without fear and get back into the England squad.

The youngster has made an impressive start to the season, filling the void created by Gareth Bale’s departure down the flanks of the team.

“He [Roy Hodgson] said he had been watching me not only this season but the last six months when I was at QPR - I play my game with no fear, whether it’s against Ashley Cole or whoever,” said Townsend.

Reports continue to link Spurs with a move for Southampton defender Luke Shaw.

Reports broke yesterday suggesting the North London club would make a multi-million pound offer for the player.

Andre Villas-Boas is thought to be keen on adding a left-back to his squad as an alternative to Danny Rose, should he pick up an injury or fall out of form.

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