Tottenham ready to battle Roma for highly-rated forward

first_img1 Tottenham are ready to battle Roma for the signature of Marseille forward Andre Ayew.Roma remain favourites to sign the 25-year-old, whose contract with Marseille expires next month, but Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino intends to fly out to France when the season ends to try and persuade him to move to north London.According to Mercato365, Marseille have made an initial deal with Roma to allow Ayew to join them if they secure Champions League qualification.The Giallorossi currently occupy the third and final Champions League spot in Serie A but are just five points ahead of Napoli in fourth with five games to play.Should Roma fail to qualify, Spurs will be ready to pounce on the highly-rated Ayew, who has scored 58 goals in 188 appearances for Marseille. Andre Ayew in action last_img read more

Replays clear up if Salah was offside for Liverpool’s winner against Spurs

first_img no dice Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card But Liverpool fans will argue Harry Kane played a moving ball in the build up to the equaliser on Sunday, levelling out the decision somewhat.Regardless of who takes the title this season, there are sure to be plenty more twists and turns. The ‘Egyptian King’ may be on the longest goalscoring drought of his Liverpool career, but played a huge part in keeping their title hopes alive in a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tottenham.It appeared Jurgen Klopp’s side were about to hand the initiative to Manchester City after Lucas Moura cancelled out Roberto Firmino’s first-half header, leaving the Reds level on 77 points but significantly behind on goal difference.However, Salah – now eight matches without finding the net – popped up at the far post to head goalwards; Hugo Lloris could only palm out weakly and Toby Alderweireld got himself in an horrendous mess to divert it back past his goalkeeper in the 90th minute.But, as Trent Alexander-Arnold floated his cross into the back stick, the 26-year-old was afforded so much time and space that fans were questioning if the goal should have stood or not. As replays proved, Salah was NOT offside for Liverpool’s winner shining Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT 3 LATEST PREMIER LEAGUE NEWS REVEALED Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury gameday cracker REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Thanks to replays, the confusion can be easily alleviated as it is clear the former Chelsea winger was clearly ONSIDE when the ball was played before meeting the ball with his head.Jurgen Klopp’s side have, at times this season, appeared to ride their luck with decisions by officials.Salah himself was widely condemned by fans on social media for appearing to go to ground too easily against Newcastle United at home.And then, against West Ham United, James Milner was clearly offside in the build-up to the Reds’ opener at London Stadium. 3 huge blow Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Liverpool’s winner against Tottenham Hotspur was met with sheer joy and elation from those in red on Merseyside.However, there were large numbers of supporters who were left confused and questioned if Mohamed Salah was offside or not. tense The linesman failed to spot Milner clearly in an offside position Mohamed Salah celebrates as the ball trickles into the back of the net Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City 3last_img read more