Italian legend ‘offered three-year deal’ by Tottenham as Dawson praises defence

A select round-up of morning news relating to Tottenham Hotspur

Reports in Italy claim Tottenham have offered Andrea Pirlo a three-year deal to begin when his Juventus contract expires in the summer.

Given that the midfielder will be 35 by that point, the claims from Italian publication Calcio Mercato seem a little bizarre.

But it is being reported that Andre Villas-Boas and Franco Baldini are hopeful an agreement can be in place by January.

We will take this one with a pinch of salt, if only due to the length of the reported deal.

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In other news, Michael Dawson has praised his side’s defensive record and says the players are enjoying their new “mean streak”.

Speaking to the Daily Mail, Dawson said, “Shut-outs always make you feel better about doing your job.”

Spurs will be hoping to maintain that impressive form when they take on Hull City tomorrow afternoon.

See also: How do Tottenham fans really feel about Aaron Lennon?

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