Everton plan move for CSKA Moscow midfielder
According to the Daily Mail, Everton have discussed a potential January move for Alan Dzagoev, as competition for Ross Barkely. The 26-year-old has been keen on a Premier League move, and is eager to move to England while his career is still at a high. Tottenham tried to sign the Russian international on three occasions but failed, as Everton now look set to bring him in January.
West Ham target Rafa
The Mirror writes, Slaven Bilic has back-back home games against Burnley and Hull to decide whether the Hammers stick with him or move for Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez. Bilic is under severe pressure following a poor start to the season, the Hammers find themselves in and out of the drop zone and if the upcoming fixtures don’t take a turn they will make a decision on the manager, if they do sack Bilic the club want Rafa Benitez to take over.
Atletico Madrid eye Mauricio Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino is wanted by Atletico Madrid to replace Diego Simeone at the end of the season, reports The Mirror. The Argentine is also on Real Madrid’s radar, as Spurs fight to keep hold of their young manager. Pochettino has a contract until 2021 with Tottenham, but David Levy (Tottenham chairman) is well aware that when giant clubs come calling, the contracts mean nothing. Spurs were forced to sell Gareth Bale and Luka Modric to Real Madrid and come the end of the season they might be bidding farewell to one of their biggest assets at the club.
Pep Guardiola wants Tottenham’s left back
The Mirror writes, Manchester City wants England and Tottenham left-back Danny Rose, as Guardiola explores defensive options. His four options in that defensive role are all aged above 30, as Pep looks to bring in some fresh blood to his side. Rivals Manchester United are also interested in the £25 million-rated defender, as Spurs will look to do their best as they hold on to the 26-year-old England international.