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Tottenham Hotspur seeking loan deal for AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek

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Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho wants a loan deal to bring AC Milan forward Krzysztof Piatek in to solve his striker crisis.

Mourinho has been looking for attacking signings since Harry Kane was ruled out for three months with a hamstring tear.

Piatek has been identified as a target who could be available given that he has fallen down the pecking order in Milan, especially since the arrival of Zlatan Ibrahimovic earlier this month.

The 24-year-old Polish international has scored just 4 goals in 19 outings for Stefano Piolo’s side this season. He scored 11 in 21 in 2018/19.

Goal has reported that a loan deal offer from Spurs for Piatek has been rejected. However, negotiations are said to be ongoing with Spurs considering another bid.

Other clubs are said to be interested in Piatek from around Europe. Manchester United have been mooted as a potential destination, but there has been little publicly said about it.

Spurs have also completed the signing of 22-year-old Dutch international Steven Bergwijn from PSV Eindhoven. The winger has joined in a £27 million deal.

All the factz on Wolverhampton Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur

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Molineux is the venue for an intriguing clash between two sides looking to close the gap on the clubs in the top 4 as Wolverhampton Wanderers take on Tottenham Hotspur.

Both sides have had good form recently – and played in Europe in midweek – and are separated by one point and one place in the Premier League table.

The match kicks off at 2pm. It isn’t live on TV in the UK, but it can be followed on various radio stations. Here are the factz you need to know:

* Wolves are unbeaten in their last 11 Premier League matches – their best run in the top flight since 1959. They lifted the title that season.
* Meanwhile Spurs have enjoyed a renaissance under Jose Mourinho, winning 3 of their 4 Premier League games under him – as many as they managed in the last 15 matches of Mauricio Pochettino’s reign.
* Wolves are the Premier League’s draw specialists – 9 of their 16 matches have ended all square.
* Spurs haven’t kept a clean sheet away from home in the league in 15 matches – a run stretching back to New Year’s Day.
* Wolves have only been beaten once at home in their last 16 Premier League matches there – winning 9.

All the factz on the November 30 3pm kick-offs in the Premier League

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With it being a European week, there are only 4 matches that kick off at 3pm in the Premier League today.

However, with the league starting to take shape, there are clubs desperate for wins to move away from the relegation zone – or catch up with the leaders.

Here are the factz you need to know:

Burnley v Crystal Palace

* The Eagles did the double over Burnley blast season, winning 2-0 at Selhurst Park and 1-3 at Turf Moor.

* However, Burnley are great at home this season – winning 4 of their 6 matches at Turf Moor.
* Burnley’s form is based on solid defence – only Leicester have more than the Clarets’ 5 clean sheets this season.
* Palace are out of form, without a win in 5 and having lost their last 3.

* Scoring goals is the Eagles’ perennial problem – they’ve netted just 11 times this season, only bottom side Watford have scored fewer.

Chelsea v West Ham United

* Chelsea won this fixture 2-0 last season. It ended 0-0 at the London Stadium.

* The Blues have won their last 3 matches at Stamford Bridge without conceding a goal.
* The Hammers are on an awful run of form – no win in 7 league matches (5 defeats).
* They have also conceded 3 goals in each of their last 3 matches.

* Chelsea usually start better than other teams – they’ve opened the scoring 11 times so far this season.

Liverpool v Brighton & Hove Albion

* Liverpool won both matches against Brighton 1-0 last season.

* If the Reds win or draw it will equal their longest-ever unbeaten run of 31 matches, which was set between May 1987 and March 1988.
* Brighton have won once away form home this season – against Watford on the opening weekend.
* The Seagulls have won just once at Anfield in the top flight – back in 1982.
* Liverpool have won their past 13 PL matches at home.
Tottenham Hotspur v AFC Bournemouth
* Bournemouth won their most recent meeting at the Vitality Stadium in May – their first win over Spurs.
* Spurs have kept just one clean sheet this season – the fewest of any side in the Premier League.
* If Spurs win, it will be their first consecutive victories of the season.
* Bournemouth have won just one of their last 7 PL matches (3 defeats).
* Harry Kane has scored 23 goals in 23 games for club and county this season.

All the factz on Everton v Tottenham Hotspur, including which TV channel its on

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The second match in the Premier League today sees Tottenham Hotspur travel north to Goodison Park to take on Everton.

Both sides have had indifferent starts to the season, and both Marco Silva and Mauricio Pochettino are under some pressure and could use a win to relieve some of it.

The match kicks off at 4.30pm and it is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:

* Spurs enjoy playing Everton – they’re unbeaten in their last 13 matches against them (7 wins) – a run stretching back to 2012.
* Everton have lost 5 of their last 6 PL matches.
* However, Spurs haven’t won any of their last 11 league matches on the road – suffering 9 defeats in that run.
* Defence is Everton’s main problem – they’ve conceded 16 so far. Before this weekends fixtures, only the bottom 3 had conceded more.
* Harry Kane loves Everton – he’s scored 2 goals against them in each of his last 4 appearances against them.

All the factz on the October 19 3pm kick-offs in the Premier League

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There are 6 3pm kick offs in the Premier League today – something of a rarity this season.

Clubs at both ends of the division are in action as the table starts to take a regular form.

Here are the factz you need to know:

Aston Villa v Brighton & Hove Albion

* Brighton have never won at Villa Park in 11 previous attempts in league and cup matches.

* Villa beat Brighton 3-1 in the Carabao Cup earlier in the season.
* Villa have scored at least two goals in their last 3 PL matches – something they last achieved in 2010.
* Brighton have won just two of their last 17 PL matches, although one of those was against Spurs last time out.

* Brighton need to keep going to the end – Villa have conceded 6 goals after the 75th minute this season.

AFC Bournemouth v Norwich City

* Bournemouth have a good record against Norwich recently – winning 6 and losing just 2 of their last 13 meetings.

* Norwich have lost all four of their away matches this season.
* But the Cherries aren’t great at home: they’ve won two of their last 10 at the Vitality Stadium.
* Norwich have conceded at least 2 goals in each of their last 6 PL matches.

* Bournemouth have a leaky defence too – they haven’t kept a clean sheet in 2019/20 yet. The only other side not to? Norwich.

Chelsea v Newcastle United

* Newcastle must hate visiting Stamford Bridge – they’ve won there just once in their last 25 visits, losing 17 of them.

* Chelsea have hit form, winning 4 on the bounce in all competitions.
* However, they have kept just one clean sheet all season.
* Newcastle may have beaten Manchester United last time out, but it was just their second win in 9 matches this season.

* Tammy Abraham is the man Newcastle need to stop – he has 9 goals in all competitions. Only Raheem Sterling has the same amount among Premier League players.

Leicester City v Burnley

* It ended 0-0 between these sides at the King Power Stadium last season. Leicester won 1-2 at Turf Moor.

* If Leicester win today they will have 17 points – 1 more than they had at the same stage of the season they won the Premier League.
* Burnley are unbeaten in 4 matches – they’ve won 2 of those.
* The Foxes come on strong in the second half – 10 of their 14 league goals have come after the break.

* Burnley have kept just one clean sheet away from home in their last 16 matches.

Tottenham Hotspur v Watford

* Watford hate playing at Spurs – they’ve lost on each of their last 9 visits and have conceded 24 goals.
* Spurs have lost 17 times in 2019 – more than any other PL side.
* Watford are the only PL side yet to win a match this season.
* Spurs haven’t scored a goal in the second half of a league match for 2 months. Their 9 goals in that time have all come before the break.

* Watford have kept 1 clean sheet in their last 19 matches – against Sheffield United last time out.

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Southampton

* Wolves won this fixture 2-0 last season. Saints gained revenge with a 3-1 win at St Mary’s later in the season.

* If Wolves keep a clean sheet today it will be the first time they have had 3 consecutive top-flight shut-outs at home since 1981.
* Saints have won just 2 of their last 13 Pl matches, losing 7.
* Molineux is a fortress for Wolves – they’ve lost just one in their last 12 matches at home, winning 7.
* Saints are good away from home – 6 of their 7 points have come on the road this season.