Tottenham set to trigger £ 11million clause to sign ex-Liverpool man

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Tottenham are linked with a decision to sign RB Leipzig goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi this summer as they reflect on life after Hugo Lloris.

The Tottenham captain has just 13 months left to fulfill his contract in north London and has yet to reach an agreement on a renewal. At 34, the World Cup winner is looking for “one more challenge”. As such, he was mentioned as a potential target for Manchester United if they sold David De Gea.

While Lloris’s exit will be a blow to Spurs, The team said it’s something they have planned. They report that the club have long known losing Lloris this summer was possible and have been looking for potential replacements.

One of the men they were considering was Mike Maignan from Lille. however, France goalkeeper set to join AC Milan to replace Gianluigi Donnarumma.

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Another option would be considered by Tottenham, however, is Hungarian goalkeeper Gulacsi. BILD report that Spurs are ready to take advantage of the £ 11million exit clause that exists in his Leipzig deal to bring him back to the Premier League.

Gulacsi has been on the Liverpool books for eight years without ever making a senior appearance for the club. After loan spells with Hereford and Tranmere, he is now No. 1 at RB Leipzig – a position he has held for five seasons.

however, BILD reports that a £ 11million exit clause goes into effect this summer. However, Tottenham are not the only ones to admire Gulacsi, Roma and Borussia Dortmund are also reportedly considering an approach.

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Spurs have yet to name a new manager to replace Jose Mourinho. However, their scouts remain active and Gulacsi is a name Tottenham Technical Performance Director Steve Hitchen would have recommended.


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Murphy supports Potter’s nomination

Danny Murphy, meanwhile, believes Tottenham could do a lot worse than consider Graham Potter’s nomination.

At first glance, Potter appears to be a maverick selection, given Brighton’s struggles this season. However, his style of play certainly fits the profile of the type of manager Tottenham want.

Potter also received applause from Pep Guardiola for the way the Seagulls go about their business.

An impressive statistic of Who scored also revealed that only six top teams had more shots on target per game than Brighton. The south coast also averages over 50% ownership.

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Now Murphy admits he can understand the call.

“I understand [the link] because of the way Brighton plays, ”said Murphy talkSPORT.

“Likewise, we were talking off the air about when Tottenham brought in Pochettino.

“He was only in Southampton five minutes before they took him away. So they could take that route again. It might surprise one or two.

“Tottenham fans usually want someone who has been there before and has done it before, but they just took that route and it didn’t work.

“So I’m not surprised that he [Potter] is related to work, but we’ll have to wait and see. “

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