5pm Tottenham news LIVE: Kane and Son to face Wolves, Gazzaniga new contract talks, Muriqi a January transfer target – The Sun

TOTTENHAM failed to get revenge on Bayern Munich as they were beaten 3-1 in their final Group B clash in Germany.

Despite Ryan Sessegnon netting his first goal for the club, Mourinho's men were out-muscled by the Bundesliga champions – and the Special One remained unsatisfied with the young left-back's exploits.

Meanwhile, transfer news is in full swing, with Fenerbahce's Vedat Muriqi high on their wishlist to provide cover fro Harry Kane.

And Tottenham are set to open contract talks with Paulo Gazzaniga with the Argentine impressing since coming in for the injured Hugo Lloris.

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  • JOSE MOURINHO has revealed Giovani Lo Celso is not yet at a level where he can expect to start matches.

    The Argentine midfielder joined Spurs on-loan in the summer with an option to buy, but has failed to hit the ground running.

    And Mourinho has been brutally honest in his assessment of Lo Celso, conceding that at present he has better options to choose from.

    He said: “Our squad is not a big squad in numbers, and he will start for sure because it's impossible to play all the time with the same players.

    “It looks obvious the way Dele is playing, Sonny. In this moment they are one step ahead.

    “I couldn't hide from you that we have a few players one step ahead because of performance. So you want to be objective and asks if he starts Sunday, no he doesn't.”

  • THE Premier League are losing the battle to prevent a behemoth new European Super League — being proposed by the Continent's top clubs.

    Latest plans set out a ten-match group stage in a 32-team league, in a blueprint laid out to the European Club Association.

    According to the Mail, the ECA have rejected the idea of four groups of eight teams and now want to go for one big league instead, with the top eight qualifying for a knock-out stage automatically.

    The next 16 teams would then have to jump into a play-off, with eight progressing to the next round.

    Premier League bosses would see a new European Super League as a massive threat to their £9billion cash cow.

  • JOSE MOURINHO is set to welcome back his big guns for this weekend's clash with Wolves after they were rested for the Champions League dead-rubber with Bayern Munich.

    Harry Kane and Son Heung-min are set to be welcomed back as Spurs look to pick up where they left off in their 5-0 thumping of Burnley last weekend.

    Here's how they could line-up…

  • TOTTENHAM landed a nightmare Champions League last-16 draw – paired with Paris Saint-Germain in our very own simulation.

    Ahead of the upcoming draw, SunSport held our own ceremony – and it's bad news all-round for Premier League sides.

    Spurs were paired with a Kylian Mbappe-inspired PSG, while Chelsea must battle past Barcelona.

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4pm Tottenham news LIVE: Bayern build-up, Kane won’t feature, Koulibaly £90m target, Juventus’ Demiral £25m race – The Sun

TOTTENHAM are looking for revenge as they visit Bayern Munich for their final Champions League group fixture.

Spurs – then under the tutelage of Mauricio Pochettino – were humiliated 7-2 by the German champions earlier in the campaign.

Jose Mourinho has even banned his stars from watching the footage back.

But after a superb start under the Portuguese coach and qualification already ensured, it could be a cracker in Bavaria.

Meanwhile, transfer news is in full swing, with Serie A duo Kalidou Koulibaly and Merih Demiral among their defensive targets.

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  • JOSE MOURINHO has explained why he has rested Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Serge Aurier and Jan Vertonghen for the clash against Bayern Munich.

    Spurs face the Bundesliga side knowing that whatever the result, they will finish in second spot.

    He said: “The Premier League is special competition, not just the number of matches but also the intensity, the quality, the pressure, the competitiveness in every match.

    “We are going to have an incredible number of fixtures until the New Year and I think it’s understandable we are going to make a few changes, rest a few players and give an opportunity to others.”

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Joshua vs Ruiz weigh in LIVE REACTION: AJ tips the scales at 16st 13lbs while Ruiz GAINS A STONE to weigh 20st 3lbs – The Sun

THE fight of the year is almost upon us.

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr go back into the ring to battle it out for the heavyweight championship of the world – and both fighters have now weighed-in ahead of Saturday night's bout.

Follow live reaction from Saudi Arabia below…

  • HEAVYWEIGHT contender Dave Allen has been left baffled by Ruiz Jr's weight.

    He tweeted: “Putting on 15lbs for extra power sounds daft to me.

    “Ruiz edge in speed weighing 3 stone heavier has just diminished and with that goes his power, not sure what to make of it.”

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10.30pm Tottenham news LIVE: Godfrey £25m transfer interest, Eriksen to be sold in January, Lo Celso £7m discount – The Sun

JOSE MOURINHO'S Tottenham made it three straight wins with a 3-2 victory over Bournemouth.

And next up is a personal battle for the Special One, with a trip to former club Manchester United.

Follow all the latest updates and transfer gossip from North London here…

  • TOTTENHAM are looking to sign Norwich's Ben Godfrey in January, according to Football Insider.

    The Canaries' centre-back would reportedly be available for £25m.

    Despite the arrival of Jose Mourinho, Spurs have not yet been able to agree new deals with ageing duo Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld.

    And the North Londoners are now set to rekindle their interest in the England Under-21 star who they attempted to sign in the summer.

  • TOTTENHAM will push to sell Christian Eriksen in January.

    They are keen to avoid losing the Dane, who will be out of contract at the end of the season, for free in the summer.

    The Standard reports Spurs will accept bids of less than £40m for the midfielder.

    Eriksen has so far refused to sign a new deal, despite reportedly being offered a wage in the region of £200,000-per-week, which would make him one of the club's top earners.

  • THE feelgood factor is in full flow at Spurs right now.

  • JOSE Mourinho has certainly got the best out of Dele Alli since arriving at Spurs and he has been heaping praise on the England man.

    The Portuguese is used to working with some of the game's best and believes Alli has all the hallmarks of a player who can go on to be a world star.

    Mourinho said: “Dele has amazing potential, again we are going to try and develop this talent to be consistent and be great for club and national team. That is what we are going to do.

    “He wants, clearly he wants and we are going to try and give everything to reach this level.”

  • MICHAEL OWEN has given his take on the United-Spurs game.

    In writing for BetVictor, the former striker predicted a draw. Yawn.

    He noted: “United shared four goals and the points with Villa on Sunday and it would not surprise me if we saw a similar result midweek when Jose Mourinho returns to Old Trafford for the first time since being sacked as United manager 12 months ago.

    “Both teams have scored and conceded in their last four games while Spurs have shipped two goals in all three fixtures since the Portuguese boss replaced Mauricio Pochettino in north London. It promises to be a terrific occasion and one I see finishing with honours even.”

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9am Chelsea news LIVE: Transfer ban outcome expected today, Forest drawn in FA Cup, Aston Villa build-up, Abraham injury – The Sun

FRANK LAMPARD'S Chelsea have now gone three games without a win.

And it is Aston Villa up next for the Blues at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night, who ground out an impressive 2-2 draw at Man Utd on Sunday.

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  • CHELSEA icon Pat Nevin believes fans shouldn't be panicking despite the club failing to win any of their last three games in all competitions.

    Writing for the Blues' website, he said: “Is it time to panic yet after these three results? Absolutely not, we certainly had as many decent chances as West Ham and the statistics were off the scale in our favour.

    “We had two-thirds of the possession and 19 shots on goal to five, though gauging by the TV highlights you might have thought it was the opposite way around!

    “No matter, if we keep those levels up then the majority of those type of games will end in the three points residing at Stamford Bridge.

    “The weakness at corners seemed to be creeping back in at the weekend, so Frank and Jody will look at that too, but overall it was the usual open style that the fans have been getting used to of late. There is no doubt that this open style will lead to some goals being lost.”

    Before adding: ” A win tomorrow against Villa will put a completely different spin on this period and we must remember the previous run of games was fantastic.

    “That is what Frank will be telling the team, even if up until now he would have been saying ‘Don’t get carried away with the results’. Now it will be more like, ‘Remember how good those results and performances were’. The same attitude and form again and we are most likely to go on yet another decent run, hopefully starting tomorrow.”

  • CHELSEA boss Frank Lampard knows what it is like to impress a footballing dad, having done so countless times with his own parent, Frank Sr, who is also a West Ham legend.

    So even Lampard Jr was happy for David Martin after the keeper's man-of-the-match debut for the Hammers at the age of 33 helped sink Chelsea 1-0.

    And Lamps knew how Martin’s father Alvin, with 471 league appearances, was feeling when he gave his son an emotional hug after David “did a Pat Cash” and jumped into the crowd.

    Lampard said: “I’m sure Alvin is very proud. To come in like he did with all the talk, his son played a very good game and it was great.

    “I was very happy for him. He has worked hard and got an opportunity to play for West Ham. To do as well as he did — we have to give credit.”

  • PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN superstar Kylian Mbappe finally got his dream selfie with Didier Drogba – TEN years after first being snubbed by the Ivorian legend.

    Mbappe, then ten-years-old, was present for Chelsea's Champions League semi-final second leg against Barcelona at Stamford Bridge in 2009.

    And the youngster wouldn't have believed his luck when, as a favour to a friend, Drogba agreed to take a picture with him after the game.

    But after a stormy and controversial encounter that saw Chelsea cruelly knocked out on away goals in the dying moments of the game.

    Drogba refused to take the picture, as he was too incensed – following FOUR big penalty appeals being turned down by referee Tom Henning Ovrebo.

    Ten years on, however, Drogba finally made good on his promise.

    The 41-year-old presented Mbappe with his award for coming sixth in this year's Ballon d'Or.

  • Didier Drogba is branching out in retirement. The Blues legend spent the evening with the great and good of world football at the Ballon D'or awards in Paris.

    It proved to be the perfect chance to make up for a 10 year debt which needed paying to a certain Kylian Mbappe.

  • Frank Lampard has been talking to the club website about the attacking options at his disposal.

    An injury concern for Tammy Abraham means Lampard will likely have to rely on his squad for the next few games.

    He even says he could be tempted to play Christian Pulisic as a striker going forward.

    Lampard said:‘We’ll see. He does have an ability to run behind the line, and to be sharp in central areas which will naturally get him more goals.”

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