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Barca make Spurs target William Jose top choice

Barca make Spurs target William Jose top choice

first_imgBARCELONA have reportedly made Tottenham target Willian Jose their ‘No 1 choice’ as they look forward to life without Luis Suarez next season.Spurs missed out on signing the Real Sociedad striker in the January window when they could not meet the Spanish club’s valuation, according to reports.1 Barcelona have made Real Sociedad striker William Jose their top target for this summerCredit: EPAAnd now Barca are ready to nip in this summer, ahead of a second bid from the North Londoners.It is believed the Basque club want as much as £60million which is in the player’s release clause.The Catalan giants are gearing up for a summer of speculation about 32-year-old talisman Lionel Messi, who can leave on a free transfer and is being linked with Manchester United.SPURS NEWS LIVE: Follow all the latest news on TottenhamIt seems certain that Suarez will move on as he approaches 34.So a striker is the main priority.And the 28-year-old Brazilian is the No1 man, according to Spanish newspaper Marca.Jose has scored 46 goals in 103 LaLiga starts for Sociedad.Barca have been looking at the striker for some time.Boss Quique Setien previously tried to sign him when he was in charge at Real Betis.Latest Tottenham newsHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endBELOW PARRSpurs suffer blow with Parrott to miss Prem restart after appendix operationPicturedSHIRT STORMNew Spurs 2020/21 home top leaked but angry fans slam silver design as ‘awful”STEP BY STEP’Jose fears for players’ welfare during restart as stars begin ‘pre-season’He worked with Jose when he was in charge at Las Palmas and Jose hit nine goals in 19 LaLiga starts for the Canarians.There is also still a strong possibility Barca will bring back Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain to totally freshen up their firepower.Barcelona have also been linked with Betis striker Loren Moron, Alves forward Lucas Perez and Getafe’s Angel Rodriguez.Lionel Messi ‘snubs pre-match Barcelona huddle and then had a frosty exchange with Gerard Pique ahead of Valencia clashlast_img read more

“Football is the future of Indian sports” – Jeje

“Football is the future of Indian sports” – Jeje

first_imgJeje Lalpekhlua of Chennaiyin FC celebrates the goal during match 18 of the Hero Indian Super League between Chennaiyin FC and ATK held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai India on the 7th December 2017Photo by: Deepak Malik / ISL / SPORTZPICSAdvertisementJeje Lalpekhelua, Chennaiyin FC forward, said that football is the future of all Indian sports. The forward from Mizoram said that India has always been crazy about the most popular sports in the world. He also believes India’s football consumption has changed since the Indian Super League (ISL) has come into effect in 2014. Since then, football grabbed the imagination of Indian fans. All big entities of India- Bollywood celebrities, cricketers and industrialists have thrown their weight behind the ISL.“Football is the future of Indian sports” – JejeThe inception of ISL put India on football graph. Nowadays, football in India is being considered as the greatest weapon to woo the Indian masses.“The foundation of the game and the quality has improved now. There is a lot of difference between the first season and last season of the ISL (in terms of quality of football),” said Lalpekhelua.He is one of the big names of Indian football and won the ISL title in 2017 with the Chennai outfit.“People have realized that football is going to be the future of sports in India. Indian football is on a high level and I would like to see more of it in the future,” he further added.The striker also believed that India is blessed with flourishing young players. These players have been getting enough exposure that will let them horn their skills which letting them to fetch mighty deal from ISL clubs.At the same time, the football tournament offers them a platform to play with overseas players which help them to improve their skills and become sharper footballers, a culture which is welcomed by all Indian footballers and clubs. Young players’ performances in ISL also put them in national selectors’ radar.Lalpekhelua also expected that such atmosphere will bring out good performances from them during the season which will inspire Chennai based club to defend their title. “We have a lot of good Indian players in our squad. Last year Anirudh Thapa, Jerry Lalrinzuala and Germanpreet Singh did quite well in ISL and got a national call. This year we have Issac Vanmalsawma,” Lalpekhelua said.“There is a good mix of seniors and juniors in our squad. They will become an important part in the course of the league and will help us retain the title,” Lalapekhelua signed off.Advertisementlast_img read more