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‘Full agreement’ Spurs lose out on another one as personal terms are discussed with rivals

By Eddie Razo -

Tottenham Hotspur is in the market for a forward this summer, and there are various names linked to the north London club, one of them being Leeds United star Raphinha. However, it seems as though they’ll have to cross one player off their list.

According to transfer window specialist Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea and Leeds have reached an agreement for Raphinha. Furthermore, the Italian journalist adds that Leeds accepted the official bid for around £60 million and £65 million. 

Leeds will receive a significant portion of the fee from The Blues immediately, but it’s a done transfer between the two Premier League clubs. The next step in the process will be Chelsea looking to secure a deal with the player on personal terms. 

Talks are ongoing with the London-based club and the Brazil international. The Blues can offer him good wages and UEFA Champions League football, so it will be interesting to see how these discussions develop over the next few days.

For Tottenham, it’s likely if they want a Brazilian, it will be Everton striker Richarlison. 

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Marbella Spur
Marbella Spur
1 month ago

I doubt he was ever a target for us unless we sold Moura and Bergwijn and Chelsea have paid over the odds but watch Chelsea get going in the transfer market now. Ted Boehly looks like a man of action however limited his football knowledge is. They have shipped out Lukakau, and will end up taking a massive loss on him. It seems to me that Tuchel knows exactly whom he wants and doesn’t want. Pulisic, Ziyech and Werner appear to be on their way out and they clearly want de Ligt as one of their CB replacements. Our transfer moves seem to have become stalled as Levy becomes more involved. Despite the rumoured war chest of £150 mill, we have spent a net sum of somewhere between £15 and Doherty£19 mill, taking into account the sale of C-C-V. There are few signs of shifting the deadwood like Lo Celso, Rodon, N’Dombele, Bergwijn, Winks, Emerson, Reguilon and Doherty and we still need reinforcements. Every window is the same with Levy at the helm. Leaks to the MM that we are going after all the best players only to find that other clubs sign them and that our manager gets his fourth choice.
On a slightly different note, we have had some incomings on the recruitment side but why are we not in the mix for Michael Edwards who has left Liverpool. He spent two years at Spurs before joining Liverpool and would be a great asset to our club.

dancingbarber
dancingbarber
1 month ago

Not sure we were ever interested in him. Where would he fit in ? I’m happier to hope we get Richarlison.

I’d be sad to see Reguilon go. He made more crosses than most just needs time. Same goes for Emerson.

So we have Ivan for LWB , midfield is sorted. Assuming Richarlison is done , seems like it is only RWB and CB to concentrate on.

All the rest is paper fluff

Tony Borg
Tony Borg
1 month ago

Every window you can bet your bottom dollar that Levy will have us linked to all the very top players, Martinez, Vlahovic and Joao Felix are just a few off the top of my head. But and that’s a massive but, we never sign them, Levy always makes massive bids on players he either knows doesn’t want to leave their club or won’t be allowed to come to Spurs by their club.
It’s quite amusing really trying to work out which player will be the next massive bid that he doesn’t sign.
Levy’s been taking us all for mugs for 20 years, and it’s time Levy, Lewis and ENIC went. Nothing will change until they do.

Robspurs
Robspurs
1 month ago

We were never serious about Raphinha. If he is our forward signing where is the cover for Kane? Paratici creates a plethora of players we are supposedly interested in to put observers off our real targets.

Last edited 1 month ago by Robspurs
Spurs47
Spurs47
1 month ago
Reply to  Robspurs

I agree Raphinha was never going to fit into Conte’s system, but this scattergun approach is exactly what Paratici does and it’s possibly worthwhile trying to fathom out why he does this. I’m sure there are many reasons but off the top of my head here are a few in no particular order of importance-just scattergun:
It could put pressure on selling clubs to get a deal over the line rather than miss out to one of the other named players?
It keeps competition guessing about real intentions?
It could inflate the price for players the competition wants but we do not?
As Spurs fans we all know that it leads to delays which although frustrating for us probably adds pressure to the deal making chemistry?
It can act as a smokescreen, hiding our real business when suddenly there is a surprise signing seemingly out of the blue?
The transfer window can be as exciting as the actual season in its own way. To that end the more rumours abound, preferably on an hourly basis, the better for keeping us all interested?

Surespur
Surespur
1 month ago

“Lose out” is probably pushing it a bit.

eddie
eddie
1 month ago

I doubt we were ever interested,but perhaps the idea of it being so pushed the chavs to overspend.Hehehe.

mike
mike
1 month ago

Welcome to ‘Set Piece coach Gianni Vio’! an extra 30% of Set-Piece conversions wouldn’t go amiss

Harry
Harry
1 month ago

I’m not sure we were ever looking to buy him tbh…..after a fast start (two frees and £25K spent)

I can’t help feeling that Danny boy has got too much involved again and started his usual way of messing everything up

If new arrivals aren’t in place for pre season Antonio will kick off and leave

Liverpool, Man City, Chelsea just pay the asking price and get it sorted…..that’s the difference between being a big club with winning mentality

As Mr Blond said to Mr White “are you just gonna bark or bite”

Robspurs
Robspurs
1 month ago
Reply to  Harry

Man City don’t have their pants pulled down. If they think the price is too high they pull out.

Harry
Harry
1 month ago
Reply to  Robspurs

Fair play to them…..my point being…over the last few years under Poch we were always 2 players away from getting over the line.

Now with Antonio at the helm, lets go for it, if there really is a purse of £150 million lets use it up on the players he wants,

ok we might be arguing over £5 million for Djed but most payments are structured over the term of the contract

I would rather spend all of it, them try and get some money back from player sales as the window closes down.

My thinking is a complete squad will challenge for trophies, which in turn generates funds, worldwide branding which Danny boy can exploit for staduim rights

Everyone Wins!!

SpursGoliath
SpursGoliath
1 month ago

Not as tough, versatile or as much of an out and out goal scorer as Richarlison – think we’ve targeted the correct player of the three Brazilians

If we had to have one of them of course

mike
mike
1 month ago
Reply to  SpursGoliath

THIS

Dino
Dino
1 month ago
Reply to  mike

If we pay 60 million for a player hes going to have to start most games… this has levy all over it… give the impression we’re interested in signing players that can improve our squad but then for the sake of too high an initial fee or salary demands see that player go elsewhere…

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