Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele: Spurs have offered the French club an initial €62m  plus €3m   in add-ons. Photograph: Getty Images

Jack Clarke is on the verge of becoming Tottenham’s first signing of the summer in a deal from Leeds that could be worth €12.8 million if all the add-(...)

Chelsea’s goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is beaten by Delle Alli’s header as Tottenham take the lead at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP /Getty Images

Once again Tottenham Hotspur were in the last chance saloon against Chelsea. Lose on Wednesday and the damage to their Premier League title hopes w(...)

James McCarthy: played all but 10 minutes of Ireland’s recent World Cup qualifiers after returning from injury. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Ronald Koeman has issued a scathing attack on Martin O’Neill’s treatment of James McCarthy and accused the Republic of Ireland of “killing” the Evert(...)