Tottenham Hotspur are all set to swoop for Arsenal target Houssem Aouar and are reportedly preparing to launch a formal bid for the 23-year-old Ligue 1 star. According to the Mirror, Tottenham are planning to make a formal offer for Lyon’s creative powerhouse Houssem Aouar before the deadline day after their London rivals Arsenal completed the signing of Martin Odegaard instead, giving Spurs a free run in their pursuit for Aouar. Arsenal were credited with an interest in the Frenchman earlier in the window but they are now closing in on a £30 million deal to bring former loanee Martin Odegaard on a permanent basis from Real Madrid. That means they are no longer searching the market for a creative midfielder and have turned their attention to strengthening other areas of the pitch. This has provided Tottenham with an open chance to seal the deal for their target, Aouar. It is believed that Lyon are willing to listen to relevant offers […]

Liverpool outcast Xherdan Shaqiri has reportedly agreed on terms with Lyon; the offer is well below Liverpool’s £12 million valuation. According to French outlet L’Equipe, Lyon are close to signing Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri, who has agreed personal terms with the French giants. Les Gones, though, need to still reach an agreement with the Premier League heavyweights over the final sum of the transfer fee. As per the report, Shaqiri has already agreed a three-year contract earning him around €350,000 per month. The Ligue 1 outfit have offered Liverpool only €4 million for their Swiss star, with the Reds rejecting the offer. The forward has earlier been linked with Italian clubs such as AS Roma and Lazio but were all forestalled due to Shaqiri’s monstrous wages. The 30-year-old is keen on a move to Lyon, but both the French club and Liverpool are still negotiating their dispute over the difference in transfer valuation involved in the move. The former Bayern Munich man joined Liverpool […]