- SunSport Reporters
- 19 Jan 2020, 9:55
- Updated: 19 Jan 2020, 9:56
TOTTENHAM are looking for further reinforcements after completing the 18-month loan signing of Gedson Fernandes.
Christian Eriksen is set to leave the club either now or in summer, but Jose Mourinho is not happy with Inter Milan's pursuit of the Danish midfielder.
Meanwhile, the Portuguese boss wants to be reunited with Chelsea winger Willian and Barcelona have reportedly offered Spurs the chance to sign Samuel Umtiti.
Keep up to date with all the latest Spurs transfer news below...
SAN SIRO AWAITS
Inter Milan are growing even more confident of Christian Eriksen arriving this month and hope the Dane will watch their clash against Cagliari next Sunday.
The Dane is out of contract in the summer and is expected to leave in the winter transfer window – with Inter the hot favourites.
Jose Mourinho had recently blasted the Italian giants for their pursuit of the Spurs midfielder.
But that has not stopped the San Siro outfit from pressing on with the deal, as Correire dello Sport report that Eriksen's agent is in London to finalise the deal.
Celtic boss Neil Lennon has all-but ruled out a move for Victor Wanyama this month, claiming the Scottish champions cannot afford him.
Wanyama left the Hoops back in 2013, moving to Southampton and then Tottenham.
And while Lennon is keen on his return, the Kenyan would cost a fortune for the Scots.
As reported by Daily Record, Lennon said on potential new arrivals: “Ideally, yeah, they’d be starters. What we are looking for is to add one or two, like an Elyounoussi type, who are ready to come in and play straight away with a bit more experience and physicality.
“Against Rangers, we looked like we lacked a little bit of nous and experience, a little bit of physicality, so they are areas we’re looking at to bring in.
“We’ve room for manoeuvre to bring one or two more in.
“He’s [Wanyama's] in my thoughts but could we afford him? I doubt it very much.
“The problem is where to fit him in. I don’t think that’s going to be an option.”
JACK'S THE NEW JAN
Tottenham are eyeing up a move for Sheffield United centre-back Jack O'Connell.
The Blades star has been a huge part of their rise up the Premier League table and challenge for European places – despite only earning promotion last season.
And, according to Daily Star, Spurs want the 25-year-old to be the heir to Jan Vertonghen, who looks certain to leave on a free transfer in the summer.
Man Utd are closing in on appointing a new director of football – with Jose Mourinho target Luis Campos as top choice.
United chief Ed Woodward has spent 18 months hunting for the right man.
And SunSport's Duncan Wright understands Portuguese transfer guru Campos, 55, could get the job.
Woodward felt that Campos’ appointment would give Mourinho too much power 18 months ago.
But now he favours Campos due to his amazing record at Monaco and present club Lille.
Campos discovered the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Fabinho, Bernardo Silva and Anthony Martial for Monaco.
He also took £72million Arsenal recruit Nicolas Pepe to Lille.
Woodward is desperate for United to shift their approach from splashing out huge sums on ready-made stars to developing young talent.
The United chief has seen big earners like Angel Di Maria, Radamel Falcao and Bastian Schweinsteiger flop at Old Trafford.
KRZYSZTOF PIATEK has rejected a move to Newcastle, insisting he wants Champions League football.
The Polish striker was expected to join Tottenham earlier in the window as cover for Harry Kane.
But that move was ruled out, with Tottenham unwilling to pay the fee required to bring him from AC Milan.
That allowed the Magpies to swoop in as the only other Premier League club interested in his signature, following their only striker crisis – with £40m summer signing Joelinton struggling for goals.
But 24-year-old Piatek would prefer to stay in Italy and fight for his place at San Siro with the Milan club expected to get European football next season, SunSport's Alan Nixon exclusively revealed.