Football transfer rumours: Bielsa or Postecoglou to land Everton job?
Hot on the heels of Monday nights scratchy win over Fulham, Tottenham Hotspur will attempt to complete their first signing of the January window by bringing in Pedro Porro from Sporting. The Spanish right-back has a release clause of 40m but it is believed his Portuguese employers might be willing to let him go for considerably less if Spurs offer sufficiently enticing inducements in the form of add-ons and bonuses. Talks between the clubs are ongoing.
Antonio Conte is also after Nicol Zaniolo, the Roma midfielder, who spat the dummy and refused to travel with his teammates for their weekend win over Serie A rivals Spezia in an attempt to force through a move. All of us in football know there are two different seasons, one where the transfer market is closed and we can all relax a bit more, another when the transfer window is open and someone tries to put individual interests in front of those of the collective, said Roma director Tiago Pinto of the 23-year-olds blatant act of insubordination. With Milan also interested, Romas asking price for Zaniolo is believed to be around 30m but Tottenham may well offer Bryan Gil as makeweight in any prospective deal.
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