The Telegraph reports that Spurs are preparing to table an offer, with Chelsea set to follow suit with one of their own. Spurs are ready to offer £20m up front with a possible £8m more in add-ons, but the Telegraph writes that they "do not have a clear run at Barkley."
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For the fifth time in six matches since the start of last season, Tottenham Hotspur failed to win at Wembley, losing 2-1 to Chelsea on Sunday in their first home Premier League game of the season.
For Spurs fans, including the 73,587 there, the match followed a horribly familiar pattern. Mauricio Pochettino's side were the better team for long periods, finishing with 68 percent of the possession and 18 shots to Chelsea's nine, but poor finishing and sloppy mistakes were their undoing, and the visitors...
LONDON -- Tottenham striker Harry Kane has backed proposals to close the transfer window before the start of the season, saying the fact that it runs until Aug. 31 means some players find it hard to concentrate.
The window closes almost three weeks after the start of the Premier League campaign, but clubs will vote on potential changes -- including closing it before the season -- on Sept. 7.
Players including Southampton's Virgil van Dijk, Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Everton's Ross Barkley...