2020欧洲杯足球即时比分

Mike McGrath's transfer notebook: Tottenham ponder move for Ben Foster

2020欧洲杯足球即时比分 Plus, Francesco Totti among the most recent converts from player to agent

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Ben Foster of Watford in action during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Watford FC at Old Trafford on February 23, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom
Foster is out of contract at Watford next season Credit: GETTY

2020欧洲杯足球即时比分Tottenham are considering a move for Ben Foster on a free transfer this summer, as back-up to club captain Hugo Lloris.

2020欧洲杯足球即时比分Foster, 36, is out of contract at Watford in four months and can already talk to foreign clubs about a pre-contract, although he is an attractive proposition for Premier League managers looking for homegrown options.

Foster may need persuading to give up his No 1 status at Vicarage Road. He has been an ever-present in league matches this season and has been consistent even when the club were at the foot of the table.

2020欧洲杯足球即时比分His form has helped them climb out of the relegation zone during Nigel Pearson’s reign and his save to deny John Fleck against Sheffield United is considered one of the best of the season. 

Spurs have relied on back-up this season as Lloris was out for three months with a serious elbow injury. That left José Mourinho with Paulo Gazzaniga, 28, in goal for key matches with Michel Vorm as back-up but out of contract at the end of the season. 

Totti becomes agent

Francesco Totti is one of the glittering names on the Football Association’s new list of registered agents. 

The World Cup winner has signalled that he is serious about being an intermediary after leaving his role as player-director at Roma. 

Gilberto Silva and Ivan de La Pena are also on the list, which shows the growing influence that former players are having on the market. 

Eyes on the Tyger

Non-league teenager Tyger Smalls is being monitored by Arsenal. The former Tottenham academy player left the Premier League youth system and played men’s football for Haverhill Rovers earlier this season in the ninth division of the football pyramid. The 17-year-old is set to spend time in Per Mertesacker’s set-up at the Emirates. 

Mike McGrath's transfer notebook: Tottenham ponder move for Ben Foster