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Real Madrid target £200 million January swoop for Tottenham striker Harry Kane

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Champions League winners Real Madrid are plotting a £200 million move for Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane in January, according to reports in Spain. 

Kane has proved to be a consistent goal scorer for club and country in recent seasons and winning the Golden Boot at the World Cup in Russia has only enhanced his reputation.

Spanish site El Confidencial has reported that Madrid president Florentino Perez has made Kane his number on target in January.

Los Blancos are looking for a marquee signing, having not replaced Cristiano Ronaldo, who left for Juventus for £99 million last summer. The club are also struggling to score goals at the moment – they haven’t found the net in their past 4 matches.

Kane could also be an option if Spurs are knocked out of the Champions League at the group stage. New UEFA rules mean that if he were to join Madrid after Spurs had been knocked out, he would be eligible to play rather than being cup-tied, as he would have been previously.

If Madrid were to make a bid for Kane, it would likely take a world record offer for Spurs chairman Daniel Levy to even consider selling him.

Levy is a renowned tough negotiator and would only take top dollar.

In addition, Kane is known to want to play at Spurs’ new stadium, so may not want to move – in January at least.

Paris St-Germain hopeful of tying up deal for Tottenham star Danny Rose

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French champions Paris St-Germain are hoping to tie up a loan or permanent deal for Tottenham Hotspur left-back before the transfer window closes next week – but any deal hinges on the outcome of a UEFA enquiry.

Spurs are open to doing a deal with PSG, but the French club could face significant transfer sanctions if UEFA’s enquiry into alleged breaches of Financial Fair Play rules goes against them.

It could mean PSG are forced into selling one of their stars – probably Neymar or Kylian Mbappe – but the outcome of the case won’t come out until next week.

England international Rose has fallen down the pecking order at Spurs, with Ben Davies now the established first choice left-back so Spurs could be tempted to sell.

Rose may also be open to a move to ensure he stays in the reckoning for England.

A potential move for Rose to Bundesliga side Schalke fell through earlier in the summer.

Paris St-Germain eyeing £100 million summer bid for Tottenham Hotspur star Christian Eriksen

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Ligue Un champions Paris St-Germain are planning to strengthen their squad in the summer and have set their sights on Spurs playmaker Christian Eriksen, according to reports.

PSG want the Dane to spearhead their midfield as incoming manager Thomas Tuchel will seek to put his own stamp on a squad that while it has cantered to the French title was knocked out at the last-16 stage of the Champions League.

Eriksen, 26, has become a key man in Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs line up, scoring 14 goals this season and providing 10 assists. While Harry Kane may get most of the headlines, it is Eriksen that makes the side tick.

He is now rated one of the best midfielders in the Premier League. Since joining Spurs from Ajax in a £12.6 million deal in 2013, Eriksen has made more than 160 league starts for the side. He is also a key member of the Denmark side that is going to this summer’s World Cup in Russia.

However, PSG will have to be wary of Financial Fair Play, as they are making the loan signing of striker Kylian Mbappe permanent in the summer in a £165 million deal. Another £100 million deal could spark interest from UEFA – unless they sell one of their stars to balance their books.

Meanwhile Spurs will be loathe to lose one of their best players. But if they do, chairman Daniel Levy is renowned as one of the hardest dealmakers going, so he will ensure the side get top dollar.

Get the factz on AFC Bournemouth v Tottenham Hotspur, including which TV channel its on

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The second match in the Premier League today sees AFC Bournemouth take on Tottenham Hotspur at the Vitality Stadium. The match kicks off at 4pm and it is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:

* A Christian Eriksen goal was enough for Spurs to beat Bournemouth back in October.
* Tottenham are unbeaten in 11 in the PL with 8 wins in that run.
* The Cherries are also in form – just 1 defeat in the last 10 PL matches and 4 wins.
* Harry Kane has scored in each of his last 6 away matches and has scored 13 goals away from home this season.
* Bournemouth have scored in 10 consecutive matches – but they have also kept just 1 clean sheet in their last 16.

All the factz you need on the Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal derby

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The early kick off in the Premier League today sees Tottenham Hotspur take on Arsenal at Wembley Stadium in the second North London derby of the season. The match kicks off at 12.30 pm and is live on BT Sport 1. Here are the factz you need to know:

* Arsenal beat Spurs earlier in the season – their first victory in 7 attempts in this fixture.
* Spurs have turned Wembley into a fortress, winning 8 of their last 10 there.
* However, Arsenal’s away form is poor – just 3 wins in 13 matches and 6 defeats.
* Harry Kane has 6 goals in 6 matches against Arsenal.
* The Gooners haven’t kept a clean sheet in 8 matches – a run stretching back to December.