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Transfer news: Tottenham targeting move for Spanish starlet Mikel Oyarzabal

Transfer news: Tottenham targeting move for Spanish starlet Mikel Oyarzabal

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Mikel Oyarzabal in action for Spain Under-21sMonday, November 13, 2017Tottenham are set to enter the race for highly-rated Spanish winger Mikel Oyarzabal, according to reports.The 20-year-old, who currently plays for Real Sociedad, has been in scintillating form in La Liga so far this season, having netted seven goals in 11 appearances in all competitions.This has led to speculation linking the Spaniard with a big-money move to the Premier League, with Spurs eyeing a potential January swoop.According to Calciomercato, Mauricio Pochettino will launch a January bid for Oyarzabal as the Argentinean seeks to add further attacking quality to his ranks.Sociedad are unwilling to part with their prized asset, meaning the north Londoners will most likely have to pay over the odds to secure the youn...
Romero, Mikel and other players who performed better for country than club

Romero, Mikel and other players who performed better for country than club

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Most goalkeepers in the world would have to make do with being back-up to David De Gea, and Romero has willingly accepted that role since moving to Manchester United in 2015. Prior to signing for the Red Devils, Romero spent poor spells with Monaco and Sampdoria, playing only 20 games in two years. In total, since the 2013/14 season, Romero has managed just 49 games at club level. For Argentina, however, it is a different story. He has won 51 caps since the start of 2013/14, meaning Romero has made more appearances for his country than his various clubs in the last five seasons!Friday, October 6, 2017Sergio Romero's career has been in a strange position since the summer of 2013, when he joined Monaco on loan from Sampdoria.He played only three times for the Ligue 1 club in 2013/14, and whe...