Report: Fulham owner wants Tottenham takeover, has ambitious plans for White Hart Lane

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A report in the local press suggests huge potential Tottenham - Fulham ramifications.

Fulham owner Shahid Khan wants to buy Tottenham Hotspur and relocate his NFL side Jacksonville Jaguars to White Hart Lane as part of an ambitious takeover plan, according to the London Evening Standard.

Khan has overseen relegation to the Championship since taking over at Fulham, while he is sticking with boss Kit Symons at present during the club's bid to return to the Premier League.

The report suggests there has been no contact as of yet between Khan and Tottenham but that he wants to sell Fulham and take over the north London club in their stead.


Any proposed business or transfer deal usually needs to be analysed with due care and attention but this one simply seems like a non-starter.

Would Tottenham's current owners ever consider selling the club in its current state, especially if the value booms to £1 billion, as the Standard suggest, once the new stadium is built?

It would be the perfect opportunity to make a profit, with Fulham owner Khan also said by the report to be worth more than enough to afford it.

But it would simply be far too controversial, with Spurs' owners potentially losing out on far more of a profit once life in the new stadium takes off.

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