Spurs chief says Kane, Alli not for sale

Spurs chief says Kane, Alli not for sale

Mauricio Pochettino's side are currently out of the Champions League places, although they can draw level on points with fourth-placed Liverpool if they win at Wembley and overtake Jurgen Klopp's side if they beat the Toffees by five goals or more.

But the club have a new 61,500-seat stadium to pay for at a time when rivals with deeper pockets are eyeing some of their top performers.

Top scorer Kane is reportedly coveted by Real Madrid and the Champions League holders have also been linked with midfielder Alli, along with Paris Saint-Germain. Left-back Danny Rose is believed to be a target for Manchester United.

But Levy has made it clear that the current window is a time for squad-strengthening, not weakening, and said he would reject any unwanted offers in the summer as well.

I'm 100 per cent confident," he said. Every single player that we want to keep, I can assure you will be playing for Tottenham Hotspur next season.

Mauricio's strategy has always been that if an opportunity arises that he thinks can improve the squad then we will need to look at it, but January is always a very difficult window.

Levy is in negotiations with Alli over a new contract that would bring him roughly into line with the money paid to Kane, who is Tottenham's highest earner and who may be granted a contract upgrade himself soon.

Midfielder Harry Winks is a doubt against Everton because of an ankle injury, Rose is set to miss out because of a knee problem while centre-back Toby Alderweireld is working his way towards a comeback from a hamstring tear sustained in early November.

The encouraging start to Sam Allardyce's reign as Everton manager has faded in recent weeks. The Toffees have not won in five matches and are out of the FA Cup following a painful third-round defeat at Liverpool last week.

Defender Mason Holgate was involved in a confrontation with Roberto Firmino at Anfield that could have consequences for both players.

Having claimed he was racially abused by the Liverpool striker, Holgate himself is reportedly facing the prospect of Football Association action for alleged homophobic tweets sent from a now-deleted Twitter account more than five years ago.

There is better news elsewhere for Allardyce, with right-back Seamus Coleman back in training after nine months out with a broken leg and Turkey striker Cenk Tosun set for his debut after completing his £27 million ($36 million, 30 million euros) move from Besiktas.

Captain Phil Jagielka has acknowledged that Everton have to be better in attack, saying: "The gaffer does not say to us that the be all and end all is to defend and we forget about going forward.

He wants us to cause problems for the teams we play against. It is up to us to find a mixture of both defensive resolve and attacking purpose.

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Russian man drives stolen tank into supermarket to steal wine

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A man in Russia has reportedly rammed a stolen tank into a supermarket before climbing through the rubble to steal a bottle of wine.

The armoured vehicle was taken from a motorsport training ground nearby, local media reported, before the man drove it through a forest and into Apatity, a town just south of the Arctic Circle.

Struggling to turn around in a narrow street, the man, whom witnesses said seemed drunk, proceeded to slam the tank into the convenience store's window, according to news agency Hibinform.

He also crushed a Daewoo car parked nearby, images showed.

Footage shared on social media showed the man subsequently got out of the vehicle through its hatch, briefly inspecting the damage, and went into the shop through the broken window.

He was later arrested in possession of a stolen bottle of wine. The shop was not licensed to sell alcohol that early in the morning.


Witnesses visible in the footage did not seemed particularly disturbed by the incident.

Basically some guy stole an armoured vehicle. and went into a shop to top up his stocks in the morning,” the social media user said, whilst filming the snow-covered scene outside his window.

The man, in his late 20s, did not resist arrest, RIA news agency reported.

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Watch SpaceX launch the mysterious Zuma spacecraft live here

Watch SpaceX launch the mysterious Zuma spacecraft live here

SpaceX will attempt its first launch of 2018 later today, with a two-hour launch window opening at 8 PM EST (5 PM PST), with a backup launch window set for tomorrow at the same time. The launch was originally planned for late last year, but was pushed due to SpaceX wanted to review data related to fairing used in the launch.

The payload for the

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Watch SpaceX launch the mysterious Zuma spacecraft live here

Watch SpaceX launch the mysterious Zuma spacecraft live here

SpaceX will attempt its first launch of 2018 later today, with a two-hour launch window opening at 8 PM EST (5 PM PST), with a backup launch window set for tomorrow at the same time. The launch was originally planned for late last year, but was pushed due to SpaceX wanted to review data related to fairing used in the launch.

The payload for the

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