Tottenham latest, links with Martinez as Eriksen takes more praise

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A selection of the latest stories involving Tottenham Hotspur this Monday evening.

Tottenham are reportedly chasing Porto star Jackson Martinez according to TalkSport, who cite reports from Spain.

Martinez has been linked with a move away from the Portuguese side, with Liverpool and Arsenal two Premier League sides rumoured to be interested in the striker. 

Spurs have been linked with several strikers during the course of the season so far, with Harry Kane the only forward who is finding the net with any degree of regularity.

Kane has been full of praise for midfielder Christian Eriksen as his late strike gave Spurs all three points as they came from a goal down to beat Hull City at the KC Stadium yesterday.

Kane himself equalised after tapping home the rebound from Eriksen's free kick which hit the post, and also praised the spirit of the side.

He told the Tottenham website: “The winner was a great goal, great finish. We practice that type of finishing day in, day out at training so when he picked the ball up, I knew he’d have a chance and when I saw it hit the back of the net I was delighted for him and the team.

“Away from home is tough and to be 1-0 down for a long period, we knew we had to stick in there, keep playing our football and we got the goals in the end.

“We’ve great spirit, we dug deep when ne needed to and we turned it around to get the right result.”

Eriksen has taken time to praise the club's fans for their support after the victory, in stark contrast to reported comments from striker Emmanuel Adebayor a couple of weeks ago.

The Dane is quoted in the Daily Mail, saying: "The fans again at Hull were pretty nice, pretty awesome. Of course we know they expect more at home and we do as well.

"We always want to win when we play at home and if we don't they are not happy – it's normal. It's nothing to do with that. We just need to play better at home."

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