Tottenham Hotspur media round-up: Spurs to miss out on Ings, despite accepted offer

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A round up of morning news stories related to Tottenham Hotspur.

The Daily Mail has reported that Liverpool remain favourites to sign Danny Ings from Burnley, despite claiming that Tottenham have had a £12 million bid for the player accepted.

The striker is thought to be a main target for Mauricio Pochettino, as he mulls over ways to improve his attack and take some pressure away from Harry Kane.

The paper says that Ings is in full control over where he goes when he becomes a free agent next month, with his fee set to be determined by a tribunal.

Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood has been quoted by the Daily Express insisting that he hasn’t changed since his days at Tottenham Hotspur.

Sherwood was given a chance to lead Tottenham towards the end of last season, but wasn’t given the chance to stay on after the club missed out on the top four.

He now looks as though he’ll get a long term chance with the Midlands club, with the possibility of an FA Cup win this weekend.

“So I am not at all a different manager than I was at Tottenham. I am just in a different environment with a different set of circumstances,” he said.

Harry Kane has been quoted by the Daily Star suggesting the club’s post-season tour is a chance for him to maintain his fitness levels.

The Spurs forward is set to play for the England under-21s in the European Championship in the Czech Republic and there are fears that he could become burnt out.

However, he doesn’t see that as a problem and senses an opportunity to impress.

“Playing these games on tour is a great chance for me to keep my fitness up and stay ready for the Under-21s,” he said.

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