Tottenham Hotspur morning news: Levy to open talks with Van Gaal? Spurs in for Doumbia

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

The Telegraph has reported that Spurs are about to open talks with Louis Van Gaal over becoming their boss next season.

The Netherlands national team coach is expected to step down from his role after the World Cup and is widely tipped to move to North London in place of Tim Sherwood.

The only reported concern is his age, 62, which restricts him as a long term option.

The Daily Mail claims Tottenham have joined the race to sign Seydou Doumbia from CSKA Moscow.

The forward has been in good form for his current employers with 16 goals in 18 games this season.

His agent is due in London for talks over his future with a three way tussle between the city clubs expected.

Christian Eriksen has admitted that it’s been a pleasure to play for Tottenham Hotspur.

The Dane arrived after a summer of speculation last year, in a multi-million pound deal from Ajax.

“It's been a pleasure playing here - I knew it would be difficult from the beginning, it has been, everything is new and I've had to adapt to a lot of new things, a lot of new people,” he told the Tottenham website.

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