Tottenham latest, Townsend determined to stay, Lennon linked with move away again

Andros Townsend

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

Tottenham winger Andros Townsend has said he doesn't want to leave the club, after being linked with a move away from White Hart Lane for most of the season, with recent reports suggesting he is wanted as part of a deal to bring Saido Berahino to the club from West Bromwich Albion.

However, Townsend has been featuring more regularly of late and has told the London Evening Standard of his desire to fight for a place in the starting line-up, saying: “I’m a Spurs boy. I’ve been at the club since the age of eight so as long as I’m in the team, as I have been over the last few weeks, I’m not looking to go anywhere.

“Unless the club come and tell me they want me to leave then I won’t be going anywhere. I’m fighting for my shirt. The last six or seven windows have been the same, with my name linked with other clubs."

Sky Sports are the latest organisation to report that Spurs are willing to part with Aaron Lennon in this window, with the winger linked to other Premier League clubs including Stoke City, West Bromwich Albion and Queens Park Rangers in recent weeks.

Spurs have been linked with Fenerbahce forward Emmanuel Emenike with the agent for the Nigerian international saying that Tottenham are interested in signing the Nigerian, with the Standard reporting a £15.7 million release clause in his contract. 

His representative Erdem Konyar, said: “Tottenham have really only one striker right now so it is not a surprise that they are interested. I personally have not entered talks with Tottenham yet. However, if Fenerbahce give permission we can enter negotiations."

Away from transfer rumours, Mousa Dembele has spoken to the Tottenham website of his determination to progress to the fourth round of the FA Cup by overcoming Burnley at White Hart Lane next week in a third round replay, but took time to praise Sean Dyche's side.

He said: “We certainly won’t underestimate them. We’ve seen that they’re a dangerous side. They play a particular style which makes it difficult at times."

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