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    Hugo Lloris reveals brutal Ange Postecoglou conversation that ended his Tottenham career on the spot

    HUGO LLORIS has opened up on the brutal circumstances surrounding his Spurs exit.The former France and Tottenham captain said that a conversation with Ange Postecoglou had left him feeling “transparent” at the club.Lloris has revealed the brutal conversation he had with Ange Postecoglou before leavingCredit: ReutersLloris spent 11 years at Tottenham before leaving to join LAFC in December last year.Last season, he was replaced as Spurs no1 by Guglielmo Vicario and didn’t feature in a single matchday squad for Spurs.Speaking about the circumstances leading to his exit, Lloris told Le Parisien: “It was a combination of several factors: the team was lacking results and the coach [Antonio Conte], was under pressure, was losing patience. Therefore, the group dynamic was negative.”Tottenham were coming to the end of a cycle, and so was I. I knew that Tottenham wanted to recruit younger players, especially in my position. Summer was approaching and I was no longer part of the plans.READ MORE ON FOOTBALL”When the championship resumed, in August 2023, the coach [Postecoglou] informed me that I would no longer enter the field, that I would only be a training player. I was pushed aside, I had become transparent.”Lloris played his last game for Spurs in April 2023 when they were demolished 6-1 by Newcastle.The Magpies were 5-0 up at half-time which led to Lloris being substituted – although it later emerged that was because of a hip injury.Speaking on his time out the team, Lloris continued: “Those eight months without playing were complicated. Most read in FootballCASINO SPECIAL – BEST CASINO WELCOME OFFERS”Since I’ve been playing football – and I started at the age of six – I’ve been thinking about the upcoming match, planning for the next goal. “When all this collapses, we no longer know how to make sense of physical effort: why hurt ourselves? Why push yourself to come back?Meet the ten Wags ready to stun at Euro 2024″However, I was not unhappy. I took the opportunity to spend more time with my family and it did me good. “I was able to celebrate my father’s 70th birthday and go see my brother play in Le Havre, against PSG. It would have been impossible if I had been on a team sheet at Tottenham.”One day, I know, football will stop for me. I will perhaps miss the adrenaline, because it is a drug, but I am not afraid of this ‘little death’ as they call it in the sporting world. There is an afterlife, and I can’t wait to know it too.”Lloris played 447 times for Spurs between 2012 and 2023, since moving to LAFC, he has played 15 times for the MLS side. More

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    Sheff Utd vs Tottenham stopped after medical emergency in crowd on final day of Premier League season

    SHEFFIELD UNITED’S match with Tottenham Hotspur was stopped in the 16th minute due to a medical emergency in the crowd.Fans alerted staff to an ongoing medical emergency which led to players being taken off the pitch.Play was halted at Bramall LaneCredit: RexReferee Andy Madley stopped players to bring players to the dugouts to allow medical staff to get to the fan in distress.Play was then paused for three minutes while players took instruction from managers Ange Postecoglou and Chris Wilder.Play was then resumed in the nineteenth minute of the game, with the fan being treated by medical staff.The incident came shortly after Dejan Kulusevski had opened the scoring for Spurs in the 14th minute.READ MORE ON FOOTBALLThe goal came against the run of play after Sheffield United started the brighter of the two teams.Sheffield United entered the game bottom of the Premier League table and already relegated.Spurs meanwhile face a shootout with rivals Chelsea to finish fifth in the league.The Lilywhites need a win to confirm their place in the Europa League.Most read in FootballShould they lose and Chelsea win, they would be pipped by their West London rivals to fifth on the final day.Postecoglou experimented with his front three for the game, with Kulusevski playing centrally rather than Son Heung Min. More

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    Tottenham star Brennan Johnson looks loved up as he’s pictured with stunning model Tilde Cilla Syah

    TOTTENHAM ace Brennan Johnson appears to have gone out on a date with a model.Johnson, 22, was pictured with Tilde Cilla Syah who has a large following on social media.Tottenham ace Brennan Johnson went out on a date with model Tilde Cilla SyahCredit: BackGridJohnson and Tilde looked loved up while having lunch in LondonCredit: BackGridThe pair looked so affectionate that Tilde even fed Johnson foodCredit: BackGridTilde and the ex-Nottingham Forest star looked loved up in the streets of London.The pair also looked rather affectionate at a restaurant where they sat on the terrace for lunch with big smiles on their faces.At one point the model even grabbed him round the neck and fed him food.Not much is known about Tilde except that she is a model who shares plenty of glam pics on Instagram where she has amassed almost 15,000 followers.Read More on FootballHer audience has grown significantly over the last couple of years.Johnson joined Tottenham last summer following a £47.5million deal with Forest.The winger excelled at the City Ground as he helped the Tricky Trees return to the Premier League in 2022 after a 23-year absence and also played a vital role in last season’s successful relegation scrap.The Wales international has so far amassed a total of five goals and nine assists in 37 appearances during his maiden campaign with Spurs.Most read in FootballJohnson is set for his European debut next season with the North Londoners sealing Europa League qualification.However, the forward missed out on Champions League football as his team couldn’t finish fourth.Meet Jude Bellingham’s glam new WagTottenham’s fate was sealed after losing 2-0 to Manchester City on Tuesday at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.Scroll down for more from Tilde Cilla SyahTilde is a model who shares a lot of glam pics on InstagramCredit: instagram @tildesyahTilde has amassed almost 15,000 followers on InstagramCredit: instagram @tildesyahTilde’s audience keeps growingCredit: instagram @tildesyahIt now appears like Tilde is dating Tottenham ace JohnsonCredit: instagram @tildesyahTilde has shared a series of photos from her travels on social mediaCredit: instagram @tildesyahTilde also shares a number of swimsuit photos on InstagramCredit: instagram @tildesyah More

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    Real reason behind Ange Postecoglou’s ‘fragile Tottenham’ comments revealed after Man City meltdown

    THE reason for Ange Postecoglou’s stunning claim that the foundations at Tottenham are “fragile” has reportedly been revealed.The Aussie manager made the extraordinary statement following his troops’ 2-0 defeat to Manchester City on Tuesday night.Ange Postecoglou claimed the foundations at Tottenham are fragile after their 2-0 defeat to Manchester CityCredit: REXThe Aussie vented his frustrations after close to a week of many Spurs fans saying they wanted to lose the matchCredit: RexPostecoglou was incensed by the pre-match attitude of some Spurs fans, some of whom wanted the team to lose to put a dent in the title hopes of their bitter rivals Arsenal.He ranted: “The last 48 hours have revealed that the foundations are fairly fragile.”That’s what I feel. The last 48 hours have revealed a fair bit to me.”But it just means I’ve got to go back to the drawing board with some things.READ MORE IN FOOTBALL”It’s outside, inside, everywhere. It’s been an interesting exercise.”Spurs fans were left baffled by the former Celtic boss’ outburst, which, according to The Athletic, was in part down to the club’s “relaxed about losing” to City.They claim the prospect of losing the match was a running joke among some of the staff at the club.And Postecoglou is said to have blown a gasket after one staff member jokingly suggested he should “play a youth team” against City.Most read in FootballBEST FREE BET SIGN UP OFFERS FOR UK BOOKMAKERSAnge Postecoglou is said to have been annoyed with the attitude of some Spurs staff ahead of the City matchCredit: REXTottenham have categorically denied the claim.Postecoglou was in a prickly mood during the match, so much so that he had an angry exchange with a fan who questioned where his passion had been all season.’Come on mate, want me to write you a dossier’ – Postecoglou fumes in live TV interview when asked about Tottenham lossDespite being eager to get his thoughts on the “foundations” of the club, the 58-year-old refused to give specifics.He said: “It’s my observations, mate. I’m not going to tell you because it’s for me.”I’m the one that’s got to do it so you can make your own assessment over what’s happpened.”I understand I have probably misread the situation to what I think is important and in your endeavour to become a winning team. But it’s okay, it’s why I’m here.”I want to be successful at this football club, it’s why I was brought in.”So what other people, how they want to feel, and what their priorities are, are of zero interest to me.”I know what’s important to build a winning team, that’s what I need to concentrate on.”It is what it is, mate. I can’t dictate what people do. They are allowed to express themselves in any way they want.”But yeah, when we’ve got late winners in games it’s because the crowd has helped us.READ MORE SUN STORIES”I already know what I want to do, it’s just I’ve got to make some adjustments to how I do it.”Spurs will travel to Bramall Lane on Sunday afternoon to face Sheffield United for their final game of the season. More

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    Tottenham fans reveal ‘absolutely embarrassing and shameful’ chant ahead of Man City clash that could hand Arsenal title

    PAUL MERSON claims Tottenham fans will cheer a Manchester City goal against their own club – as it could ruin Arsenal’s title bid.Spurs supporters have already prepared an “embarrassing and shameful” chant to roar on visitors City in Tuesday’s Premier League clash.Spurs followers have lined up a controversial chantCredit: https://twitter.com/City_ChiefPaul Merson made a shock suggestion about Spurs fansCredit: Twitter @SkySportsPLSome Tottenham fans might back Man City… against SpursCredit: https://twitter.com/City_ChiefMan City’s Phil Foden, Erling Haaland & Co could be cheered by Spurs fansCredit: PABut Arsenal hero Kai Havertz insists he will become” the biggest fan of Tottenham ever” – because his side need Pep Guardiola’s men to slip up.Gunners’ legend Merson reckons Spurs supporters would rather fluff a top-four finish than see their bitter North London rivals win a first Prem crown in 20 years.The ex-England striker even appeared to stun fellow Sky Sports pundits Roy Keane and Wayne Rooney with his blunt verdict.Merson also believes Arsenal need Liverpool to triumph at Aston Villa on Monday – to keep Spurs’ hopes of qualifying for the Champions League alive.READ MORE FOOTBALL NEWSHe said: “Every Arsenal fan needs Villa to get beat…Tottenham have to stay hungry on Tuesday.”He then delivered his stunning assessment on the priorities of Spurs’ fans – including their possible reaction to City scoring against their own team.He said: “I’ve played in them games, they aren’t wanting Arsenal to win the league, whatever happens.”There will get to a stage Tottenham fans will cheer if Man City score. They will – the one thing they don’t want is Arsenal to win the league.”Most read in FootballArsenal chief Mikel Arteta hopes to dethrone Pep Guardiola’s Man CityCredit: AFPBEST FREE BET SIGN UP OFFERS FOR UK BOOKMAKERSMeanwhile, a clip has emerged on social media of Tottenham supporters unveiling a special pro-City chant.A man on a guitar is seen and heard signing: “I am City till July! I am City till July!Smirking Kai Havertz reveals shock at what he saw Casemiro doing before he set up Arsenal winner vs Man Utd”I know I am, I’m sure I am, I’m City till July.”One fan joked: “This is absolutely embarrassing and shameful. Get it going round the stadium on Tuesday”.But other supporters appeared shocked.One blasted: “This is so poor” And another posted: “Are we not ashamed of ourselves?”But Spurs will at least have one set of enthusiastic new local backers in midweek.Fresh from setting up Leandro Trossard’s winner at Manchester United, Arsenal attacker Havertz told Sky: “I’m going to (be the) biggest fan of Tottenham ever on Tuesday. We all are going to be!”Mikel Arteta’s Prem leaders are a point clear of City and also have a plus-three advantage on goal difference.READ MORE SUN STORIESBut the Gunners only have next Sunday’s finale at home to Everton remaining – whereas Guardiola’s champs have two matches left.After traveling to Spurs on Tuesday, City host West Ham on the last day.Spurs boss Ange Postecoglou might have something to say if his club’s fans switch to supporting Man City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on TuesdayCredit: Getty More

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    Barcelona star Raphinha set to return to Premier League with Tottenham in transfer battle for £60m winger

    PREMIER LEAGUE clubs are poised to battle it out for former Leeds winger Raphinha.But a host of Saudi Pro League sides are also in the mix after Barcelona confirmed the Brazilian international will be available this summer.Raphinha is being eyed by Premier League clubs including Tottenham HotspurCredit: AFPTottenham have been linked with Raphinha while an unnamed English team is understood to have made a £60million move for him in January.Raphinha struggled to hold down a regular place after leaving Elland Road for Barca two years ago in a deal worth up to £56m.But the 27-year-old has still managed nine goals and 12 assists in 35 appearances this term – including three strikes in the 6-4 aggregate defeat by Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League quarter-final.He earned his move to the Catalan club after just two seasons in Yorkshire where he scored 17 goals and picked up 12 assists in the Premier League.READ MORE IN FOOTBALLThere has been talk of him returning to Leeds if they win promotion – but spending restrictions are likely to prevent his former club coming up with the £50m-plus fee.While they have seen youngster Crysencio Summerville excel in the Championship this year on the wing – winning the competition’s Player of the Year award.LaLiga giants Barcelona want every penny they can get to push through their plans to sign Spain winger Nico Williams, 21, from Athletic Bilbao.Williams has attracted interest from all over Europe for his efforts this season.Most read in FootballBEST FREE BET SIGN UP OFFERS FOR UK BOOKMAKERSThe star has managed seven goals and 16 assists in all competitions this season for Bilbao as a crucial cog in the history making side.Bilbao won the Copa del Rey for the first time since 1984 this year with Williams racking up eight goal contributions throughout the tournament to help them lift the trophy against RCD Mallorca.Meet Brazil’s stunning Wags from glam influencer to sultry Mexican singerBarcelona are stepping up their efforts to sign Nico Williams from Athletic BilbaoCredit: Getty More

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    Arsenal fans fume Tottenham ‘aren’t even treating Man City as a game’ as Spurs appear to break tradition

    ARSENAL fans are furious with rivals Tottenham after what they perceived as an early lap of honour.Spurs hosted Burnley in their penultimate home match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and damned Vincent Kompany’s men to relegation with a 2-1 victory.Arsenal fans are furious with Tottenham for what they perceived as an early lap of honour before Manchester CityCredit: GettyAfter the game the North Londoners’ manager Ange Postecoglou along with a few players and their families were filmed giving thanks to the fans and the clip was shared on social media.Tottenham issued the following caption on Twitter: “Thank you for your incredible support.”Fuming Arsenal fans claimed Spurs had gone on an early lap of honour and that this action was a sign that their rivals will not be taking their midweek Manchester City clash entirely seriously.City are top of the Premier League table with a game in hand and two points separating them from Arsenal, who visit Manchester United on Sunday.Read More on ArsenalPep Guardiola’s side visit Tottenham on Tuesday before they host West Ham on the final day of the season on May 19.And a large section of Spurs supporters would be content to see their team put in a performance unworthy of a lap of honour if it prevents the Gunners winning the league.One Arsenal fan tweeted: “Tottenham doing their end of season lap of honour despite still having one home game left tells you everything you need to know.”They’re not even counting Manchester City as a game left.”Most read in FootballAnother commented: “Lmaooo is this your last home game of the season??”A third wrote: “Don’t you have City on Tuesday? Your season is not over?”Fans ‘have to do a double take’ as Premier League laugh at video of Arsenal’s ‘blatant attempt of cheating’ This one said: “You’ve got another home game, no?”And that one wondered: “You have a home game against City next week??”However, clubs do sometimes choose to perform their traditional laps of honour during the final weekend home match of the season so more families can get involved and see their heroes.Nevertheless, Mikel Arteta’s side will need a gift from their rivals this coming week in their bid to win their first title since the Invincibles’ triumph in 2004.This comes after Arsenal fans went into total meltdown after seeing Fulham stars flying a kite in their training ground before their game with City that saw Guardiola’s side winning 4-0 at Craven Cottage.The Gunners host Everton in their final game while Tottenham visit Sheffield United. More

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    Forgotten Tottenham star lined up for transfer exit as club want DOUBLE what they paid despite him playing just 244 mins

    ITALIAN side Napoli want to sign Spurs’ forgotten centre-half Radu Dragusin.The Serie A club were after the Romanian defender, 22, before his £21.5million move to Tottenham in the January window and will try again.Napoli want to sign Radu DragusinCredit: GettySpurs do not want to sell yet but would ask as much as £40m.He is concerned about his future and Napoli would appeal as they could offer first-team football.Dragusin has played just 244 minutes for Spurs since his January move, with Mickey van de Ven and Cristian Romero ahead of him in the pecking order.That has led his agent Florin Manea to criticise Spurs boss Ange Postecoglou, suggesting Dragusin could solve their defensive woes.READ MORE IN FOOTBALLHe said: “The coach said many times he does not want to play with a three-man defence, evidently he knows best.“But Tottenham concede a ton of goals. Playing with three gives more security.“I also think Tottenham concede a lot of goals from set plays, so Dragusin would be very helpful due to his power in the air.“He used to win all the headers at Genoa.”Most read in FootballBEST FREE BET SIGN UP OFFERS FOR UK BOOKMAKERSDragusin’s agent then went one further by warning he might have to find a new club for the defender if he is not given game time.Manea continued: “I can say that if Postecoglou told Dragusin that he is only considered an alternative to the other centre-backs, then he would not stay just to sit on the bench.“If he doesn’t play, then we have to think about other solutions.”’Come on mate, want me to write you a dossier’ – Postecoglou fumes in live TV interview when asked about Tottenham loss More