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Pochettino eyes title winning pass master for Spurs’ CL adventure

The introduction of Victor Wanyama into the Tottenham Hotspur midfield has been to the delight of the Spurs fans in the Transfer Tavern, though a pass master the Kenyan isn’t. 

A midfield bruiser, the punters propping up bar have been praying for the arrival of another maestro in the middle of the park as they gear up for a return to the Champions League.

So, reports from the Sun claiming Mauricio Pochettino was running the rule over Leicester City title hero Danny Drinkwater have our North London locals dancing on the pool tables.

The England international is believed to have seen his contract talks with the Premier League champions stall in recent weeks, sparking Spurs’ interest.

It is thought that top brass at White Hart Lane cannot believe the Foxes have not tied the 26-year old down to a new deal after his exploits last term and would be wiling to pay upwards of £20m.

With those in the East Midlands understood to have focused their attentions on Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy, the former Manchester United trainee is believed to have been left kicking heels.

“I am not going chasing the club. It is up to them to approach me. I would love to commit but I just want to play football”, he revealed.

“I still have two years left on my contract so it is not a be all and end all if I don’t sign a new one in the next few weeks.

“I’m still under contract so I can’t really say too much but I’m a Leicester City player at the minute. It’s up to them how they handle it.”

Would Leicester be stupid not to do all they can to keep Drinkwater? Is he worth £20m?! Let us know below…..


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