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    PSG open talks for Dele Alli transfer after being dropped by Spurs boss Jose Mourinho

    PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN have opened talks with Dele Alli over a stunning transfer, according to reports.
    The England midfielder, 24, was dragged off at half-time against Everton a week ago and has not made the last two matchday squads.

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    PSG are reportedly in talks to sign Dele Alli from TottenhamCredit: Getty Images – Getty

    That includes not being involved at all for the win at Southampton.
    And according to The Telegraph, PSG are hoping to take advantage with a plot to land the ex-MK Dons man.
    The French giants are thought to be long-term admirers of Dele.

    But it is unclear whether they would pursue a full permanent transfer or a loan with the option to buy – the latter is more likely.
    Dele – who signed for Tottenham in 2015 and has 62 goals in 223 appearances – was offered to Real Madrid as part of the deal which saw Gareth Bale return to White Hart Lane.
    Inter Milan are also showing interest in the playmaker, who looks to be out of Jose Mourinho’s immediate plans at Tottenham.
    But the chance to reignite his career alongside Kylian Mbappe and Neymar at PSG would surely appeal to the 37-cap Three Lions star.

    Dele was hauled off at the break against Everton with ex-England international Gabriel Agbonlahor claiming that the pair had a bust-up prior to the match.

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    Jose Mourinho left the midfielder out against Lokomotiv Plovdiv and SouthamptonCredit: EPA

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    The two-time PFA Young Player of the Year did not even travel to Bulgaria for the Europa League qualifier against Lokomotiv Plovdiv on Thursday.
    And then he was reportedly left ‘upset and confused’ by his omission at St Mary’s.
    Commenting on his decision to leave Alli out, Mourinho said: “We have a huge squad, a squad with numbers that’s very difficult to manage.
    “I don’t have issues, it’s for me to be here with 18 players, I start with Son, with Lucas, with Harry, on the bench I have Sissoko and Lamela.
    “We have too many players for some positions and some of them are paying the price of this.”
    ‘COP OUT’
    Spurs legend Glenn Hoddle admits Jose Mourinho’s counter-attacking style does not suit Dele but insisted leaving is not the answer.
    Hoddle, 62, said: “That is the easy way out. That’s a cop out. He and Jose have to talk about it and he needs to adjust his game.
    “The manager picks the teams and the way you are going to play. You have to adjust to that.
    “I think he is capable of that but don’t down tools, pick up your tools and add to them.
    “Become a better player in a different way. I think that’s what he will do.”

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    Spurs plot shock £30m transfer bid for Man Utd midfielder Jesse Lingard as Mourinho seeks reunion with ‘ignored’ ace

    TOTTENHAM are plotting a shock £30million transfer bid for Jesse Lingard, according to reports.
    The Manchester United midfielder, 27, has seen his career stagnate over the past two years since Jose Mourinho left Old Trafford.

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    Tottenham are plotting a surprise transfer swoop for Jesse Lingard from Manchester UnitedCredit: EPA

    But according to the Daily Star Sunday, the Special One is hoping to reignite his career in North London.
    Lingard has struggled for game time and form under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and has not started a Premier League match since January.
    The report adds the England international was fuming at being left out of the matchday squad for the opening game of the season against Crystal Palace.
    It is even suggested Lingard has tried to reach out to the club for showdown talks over his future – but has been ignored.

    The playmaker who came through the United academy and has 207 first-team appearances, came back from pre-season in peak condition but it appears he is not part of Solskjaer’s plans.
    Bruno Fernandes is the first-choice No10 and has been in fine form since arriving last season.
    So Mourinho may hope to capitalise on Lingard’s frustration and try to get the best out of him again – especially with Dele Alli’s future unclear.
    Speaking during the 2018 World Cup, Lingard credited his then-United boss for his support and help.

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    Lingard played his best football under Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford and a reunion could reignite his careerCredit: EPA

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    Lingard, bottom left, was left out of the matchday squad for the 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace on SaturdayCredit: Getty Images – Getty

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    He told talkSPORT: “[Mourinho] has been great with me. He’s put that trust and faith in me to play me in big matches week-in, week-out.
    “It’s only up to me to repay that faith by playing well and putting on good performances.
    “He’s played a massive part in my development and I can only thank him for that.”
    Spurs completed the signings of Gareth Bale and Sergio Reguilon from Real Madrid on Saturday.
    They join Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Matt Doherty and Joe Hart as the summer arrivals.

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    Zinedine Zidane tells Gareth Bale ‘we wish you well’ ahead of Spurs transfer and says he’s been ‘spectacular’ for Real

    REAL MADRID boss Zinedine Zidane has labelled Gareth Bale as ‘spectacular’ as the winger closes in on a return to Tottenham.
    Spurs are set to announce the loan signing of the 31-year-old, which could extend until the end of the 2021/22 campaign.

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    Zinedine Zidane has praised Gareth Bale with the winger set to depart after seven years at the BernabeuCredit: Reuters

    Although fans will have to wait another month to see him in action as the Wales international is currently nursing a knee injury.
    Much has been said about the strained relationship between Bale and Zidane, with the ex-Southampton ace starting just once for Los Blancos since March.
    But Zizou has stated that the pair remain on friendly terms, as the Frenchman wished Bale well back in the Premier League.
    In quotes obtained by the Metro, he said: “I haven’t spoken to Bale. I know what he has done in this team.

    “He has been spectacular for this team, nobody can say otherwise. There are negotiations. If he moves, we only wish him well.”
    Before adding: “I’ve not had any problems with Gareth. The situation is not firm, it’s not done, I cannot say more.”
    Asked what Real are losing with Bale departing, Zidane remarked: “It’s not about that. It’s life, everyone can have an opinion.
    “Gareth is our player for the moment and the issue is still to be closed.”

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    Bale will be joined by his Real team-mate Sergio Reguilon in North London, with the left-back poised to link up with Jose Mourinho’s side.
    Commenting on the 23-year-old, Zidane said: “We must congratulate Reguilon on the season he had.
    “We have two players per position and I already have two full-backs. I wish him all the best because he had a good season at Sevilla and he deserves to be at Tottenham.”

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    Gareth Bale beams as he lands in Luton to seal Tottenham transfer return and ends his Real Madrid hell

    GARETH BALE beamed as he landed at Luton Airport to seal his sensational return to Tottenham and end his Real Madrid hell.
    The golf-mad Wales star, 31, had been frozen out at the Bernabeu by Zinedine Zidane.

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    Bale gave the thumbs up as he arrived at Spurs’ training groundCredit: Louis Wood – The Sun

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    Bale smiled as he arrived at Luton Airport to complete his return to SpursCredit: Reuters

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    Bale was spotted landing at Luton Airport on Friday lunchtimeCredit: Reuters

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    Bale posed for a selfie as he jumped into a car en route to SpursCredit: Reuters

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    Bale’s flight landed on Friday lunchtime as he prepared to rejoin SpursCredit: Reuters

    But now he has arrived back in the UK on a private jet to complete his season-long loan move to his former club.
    Bale quit Spurs for Los Blancos a then-world-record £86million move in 2013.
    Seven years later, Bale is preparing to return to North London.
    Spurs chairman Daniel Levy was spotted arriving at the club’s Enfield training base at the crack of dawn on Friday, seemingly to conclude the deal.

    Levy looked visibly nervous as he chewed on his fingernails as Bale flew over France, across The Channel and back onto home soil.
    Both Tottenham and Manchester United had been keen on brining Bale home.
    But the Londoners appear to have won the race.

    Spurs opted against an £18.5million move and instead settled for a season-long loan deal, with the Premier League side set to pay just 50 per cent of his wages.

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    Bale smiled out of the window after touching down in the UKCredit: Reuters

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    Tottenham fans flocked to the club’s Enfield training base to catch a glimpse of BaleCredit: Reuters

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    Mourinho has been waiting patiently at training for Bale’s arrivalCredit: Getty Images – Getty

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    However, that still means Tottenham must fork out a club-high £325,000 a week for Bale – ahead of £200,000 per week striker Harry Kane.
    The Welshman will immediately be stuck on a personalised, intensive training regime.
    Having been frozen out by Zinedine Zidane for so long, Spurs have some fears over his fitness with just 215 minutes of action for club and country since February.
    It’s thought Bale could take as long as FOUR WEEKS to get up to speed and match-readiness.
    With a gruelling schedule ahead, it may be tough for Mourinho to resist picking Bale, with Premier League action along with domestic AND European cup games ahead.
    With Bale arriving – along with full-back Sergio Reguilon, seemingly on the way – Mourinho has now suggested he has too many players.
    Some stars may be shown the exit this summer, with Dele Alli a shock target for Paris Saint-Germain and Inter Milan, according to reports.

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    Man Utd go back in for Alex Telles in £18m transfer from Porto as Solskjaer misses out on Reguilon to Tottenham

    MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly back in for Porto left-back Alex Telles after missing out on Sergio Reguilon.
    The Red Devils were looking at Telles, 27, earlier this summer with the aim of adding depth to their squad given Luke Shaw’s injury record.

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    Porto’s Alex Telles is back on Manchester United’s radarCredit: Getty Images – Getty

    And A Bola reports Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has renewed his interest with Real Madrid’s Reguilon set to join Tottenham.
    Reguilon, 23, was reportedly at Spurs’ training ground on Wednesday for a medical ahead of a £25million move from Los Blancos.
    United are thought to have been put off by Madrid’s insistence on inserting a buy-back clause into the deal.
    They have now turned their attention to Brazilian Telles who is available for £18m.

    Attacking full-back Telles is in the last year of his deal at Porto.
    And the Portuguese club risk seeing him leave for free at the end of the season if they don’t cash in now.
    Telles’ renewal talks with Porto broke down after he asked for wages of up to £88,000 a week.
    The club had to halve their initial £36m asking price to try and get a deal towards the finish line.

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    Telles joined the Portuguese champions in 2016 from Galatasaray and could arrive at Old Trafford for around £5m less than Spurs are forking out for Reguilon.
    He is available without a buy-back clause and was previously on Chelsea’s radar before Frank Lampard coughed up £50m to sign Ben Chilwell from Leicester.
    Telles spent a year on loan at Inter Milan in 2015-16 but the Serie A side elected not to make it a permanent move.
    He bagged 13 goals and 12 assists in 49 appearances in all competitions last season.

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    Sergio Reguilon at Tottenham training ground for medical ahead of £25m transfer from Real Madrid in blow to Man Utd

    TOTTENHAM are closing in on the signing of Sergio Reguilon with the Real Madrid defender reportedly at the club’s training ground.
    Spurs look to have beaten Manchester United in the race to prise the left-back away from the Bernabeu, having agreed a deal to bring him to North London.

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    Spanish international Sergio Reguilon is believed to be close to joining TottenhamCredit: Reuters

    Jose Mourinho’s side are said to have had a fee in the region of £25million accepted for the 23-year-old.

    And, according to the Evening Standard, Reguilon is already at Hotspur Way having arrived at the complex on Wednesday.
    They claim that he is set to have his medical on Thursday ahead of finalising his switch from Spain.

    It has been suggested that the club could announce his signing on Thursday ahead of their Europa League second qualifying round clash against Bulgarian outfit Lokomotiv Plovdiv.
    Spurs are understood to have accepted a number of clauses from Real in their deal to sign the ex-Sevilla loanee.
    One of those is that the LaLiga champions have the option to buy him back for £36m within the next two years.
    Another is that Real can match any fee that Spurs agrees with another club should they decide to sell him within that period.

    Reguilon could be joined by his Madrid team-mate Gareth Bale at Spurs, with the Welsh winger on the brink of re-joining the club on loan.

    Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett has fuelled speculation of Bale’s arrival, as he admitted that a deal is ‘close’.
    He told AFP: “It’s close but not done.
    “It’s a complicated deal.”

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    Jose Mourinho hints at Gareth Bale transfer as Tottenham boss reveals he tried to sign Welshman while at Real Madrid

    JOSE MOURINHO hinted Gareth Bale could be the missing piece of the puzzle at Tottenham – as he went all cryptic at the prospect of the Welshman’s return.
    The Spurs boss refused to comment directly on his club’s bid to re-sign the Real Madrid superstar on a season-long loan.

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    Jose Mourinho hinted Gareth Bale could be the missing piece in his Tottenham squad puzzleCredit: Getty Images – Getty

    He said: “A squad is a puzzle and when a new signing completes the puzzle it’s a great feeling for the team.”
    SunSport revealed yesterday that Tottenham are in talks to land Bale – who left for the Bernabeu in 2013 for a then-world record fee of £86million.
    But when asked about his return, Mourinho said: “Gareth Bale is a Real Madrid player and I don’t comment on players from other clubs.”

    The Spurs boss did reveal he tried to sign Bale when he was in charge of Real Madrid, adding: “It was not possible to do it in my time there and the season after I left they brought Bale to the club.”
    Tottenham would pay around £20m to take their former star back on loan.
    But they know they now have to move quickly as rivals Manchester United are attempting to seal a season-long loan for the former Southampton trainee – who can leave Real Madrid after being frozen out by their manager Zinedine Zidane.
    Jonathan Barnett, the player’s agent, insists there are vital details still to be hammered out in talks between the three parties.

    He told AFP: “It’s close but not done. It’s a complicated deal.”

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    Bale’s £650,000-a-week wage bill is thought to be a major negotiating topic in the loan deal.
    Spurs, who are also in talks to sign Real left-back Sergio Reguilon, want Real Madrid to continue to pay a large chunk.
    Bookies stopped taking bets on the transfer on Wednesday.
    Having shortened the odds as low as 1/6, Ladbrokes announced at lunchtime that they had suspended the market.
    But Spurs fans are unlikely to see Bale back in their shirt for a month – even if he completes a stunning return to the club in the next 48 hours.
    The earliest the brilliant winger is likely to be free to make his second debut for the North London side would be October 17 – a clash with bitter rivals West Ham – as a result of Covid-19 quarantine rules and another international break.
    Tottenham welcome back Giovani Lo Celso for tomorrow’s Europa League qualifier at Lokomotiv Plovdiv in Bulgaria.
    But Japhet Tanganga remains sidelined with injury and fellow defender Serge Aurier is a doubt after picking up a knock in training.

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    The former Real Madrid boss admitted he did attempt to land the winger during his time at the BernabeuCredit: Reuters

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    Bale enjoyed six years at White Hart Lane before making his world-record transfer to Spain in 2013Credit: Reuters

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