Spurs new stadium | Fans left wondering - where's the cheese?

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    hellohello Full Member

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    I'm fairly certain that as long as Kane wants to stay any offer will be refused even if it was three times that. He is that important to Spurs both on and off the pitch right now. A homegrown world class striker for a club that want to establish itself among the elite is priceless. You're right about Eriksen though, he would be a massive loss.
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    SquishyMcSquish Full Member

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    £100m would be laughed at for Kane. You're talking 200m+ for it even to be feasible with the length of his contract, the fact we could never get close to replacing him, the state of the market right now etc. The only way I could see him leaving is if he forced his way out, which I could never see him doing at all. He's here to stay for the next couple of seasons at least, in my opinion. Maybe if we haven't progressed by then he'll start to look elsewhere, but right now he's clearly very settled at the club and it would take a record transfer fee for Levy to even entertain selling.

    Eriksen would be a huge loss, and if we're being honest does look very possible that he could leave. I view him as our second best player after Kane and replacing him would be a massive headache, we'd be left with very little creativity from midfield with him out of the side.
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    SquishyMcSquish Full Member

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    I dunno, I think 300m would certainly make Levy think. That's insane money for a single player.

    To be honest, if I thought we would invest the majority of that fee back in to the team and do it sensibly (similar to how Liverpool did it post coutinho sale) I'd be tempted by that kind of fee. Then again, I still remember having to watch the likes of Capoue, Paulinho and Soldado *shudders*.
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    awop New Member

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    A 160/170m bid and Levy would not control the bulge in his pants never mind 300.
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    hellohello Full Member

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    I personally think Kane, especially with coming from the academy and being the face of English football right now give Tottenham something in terms of sponsorship and coverage etc that is worth more than a quick 300m if he is happy to stay. It's not as if we can't sell him for 100m+ later if he wants to leave when he turns 27 anyway. If he wants to leave then that's a different question of course, but if we're selling Harry Kane if he wants to stay then that would send all sorts of wrong signals to the Squad, Poch, future signings as well as fans.
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    SquishyMcSquish Full Member

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    This is bollocks. Levy knows the market, to even think about replacing someone like Kane would cost 100m+ and the player we would buy would never be as good. Losing Kane would be a huge dent in our CL qualifying hopes going forward and that's worth far, far more to the club than a quick buck. Levy isn't an idiot or a short term thinker, despite my issues with him.

    160/170m would be turned down instantly. Like, not even taken under consideration. He's our best player, has a massive contract at the club and is adored by the fans as one of our own. No way do you get him without breaking the transfer record.
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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    What, are you hoping Arsenal put in a joint-bid for ownership of his arm?
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    awop New Member

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    I think his value is getting a bit over the top. He is an excellent/great PL footballer and goalscorer and will fetch you a lot of money but i'd take the bet that it will not be breaking the transfer record of Neymar or Mbappé when he decides to try his luck in La Liga.
    You might think it's wishful thinking from an Arsenal fan but i genuinely think he will move in that range in a season or two if Spurs find themselves struggling with the new stadium (they will) and building a team that match his ambitions.
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    Champ New Member

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    That's why I said £100m PLUS, I'd say 170m would do it.
    That'd pay a huge chunk of the impressive stadium off!!
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    yumtum DUX' bumchum

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    I'll always admire players like Kane when they could be earning double what they're currently on to play for their boyhood clubs, looking at Rashford earning the same as him while being 5 years further along in his career must hurt a little.

    The only problem I see is Tottenham doing what Liverpool done with Owen/Torres and bring him back from injury too soon all the time or play him through injury as it'll shorten his career/peak drastically.
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    hellohello Full Member

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    I think he has different qualities from Mbappe and Neymar, but overall I think he is just as an effective footballer. He might want to leave for Spain if Spurs isn't able to match his ambitions eventually, and if that's the case then the fee would depend on many different factors, and it's hard to guess. But I if he was on the market right now I think we could get a world record fee for him.
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    SquishyMcSquish Full Member

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    170m would be turned down without a second thought.
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    simonhch Horrible boss

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    Agree with all this
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Should have picked a better club, Rashford is playing for his boyhood club and earning a killing.
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    SquishyMcSquish Full Member

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    Rashford is on 200k a week?

    Kane didn't exactly burst in to life at a really young age like Owen. He actually had pretty limited game time till his twenties, he's played no more for us than plenty of other star men at other clubs. Unlike players like Torres or Owen he's not reliant on an explosive burst of pace, so I really don't see him having anything but a pretty long career.

    The rushing him back from injuries may be a slight issue .. he's had a couple of injuries related to his ankle now, but hopefully the club will be careful this time around.
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    His last contract was shortly after breaking through. Depending on the clauses in his contract, I'd be surprised if he's on over £50k/week. He's in talks for a new one now which would take him closer to Kane's wages.
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    yumtum DUX' bumchum

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    Sorry, should have said "close to Kane", reportedly he's going to get £150k a week, while I thought Kane was on £165k?

    And the pace wasn't my point, it's the fact he's your star man and he's being rushed back/played through pain, niggling injuries can ruin careers irrespective of pace.
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    ClaytonBlackmoorLeftPeg Full Member

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    SquishyMcSquish Full Member

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    I read that Kane was on around 200k a week, but that might be with bonuses included.

    True, but Kane has only really had a couple of ankle injuries, and I think the last one was more just the result of a clumsy tackle by Jones? It is a worry though and I do think we rushed him back from the last one. We were actually playing pretty well in his absence but brought him back early anyway, I'm guessing partly because he wanted to get back up to speed before the WC and partly because he's golden boot hungry.

    That's the thing with a striker like Kane, they always want to play, always want to be top scorer. I don't think it's a case of the club rushing him back but the player himself being extremely determined to score as many goals as he possibly can, with one of the worst side effects of that being that the fecker insists on taking free kicks :lol:.
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    SquishyMcSquish Full Member

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    Fair enough. Pretty mad money to be on at 21 but totally understandable with the form he's in right now.
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    hellohello Full Member

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    "That is because grounds need to provide sufficient run-off space for players and adequate areas for photographers."

    I think this was by design to allow the fans to be as close to the pitch as possible, the idea is to create a better atmosphere and more hostile environment I'd imagine.
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    UNITED ACADEMY New Member

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    Just by 1.5% :lol:

    I just can't imagine that if Eriksen or other players will ever stay in your club that will be 30% due to "new stadium". Footballer plays for money or achievement not stadium. 1.5% effect is the highest percentage I can come out with.
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Typically they only use 2 stadiums in a city, I would have thought that would be Wembley and The Emirates of The Olympic Stadium. Plus its a small possibility that England host a world Cup. I think Spurs would be aiming to host a Europa League final.
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    ClaytonBlackmoorLeftPeg Full Member

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    I'am sorry and beg for forgivness, but wth is cheese room? Is it really for eating cheese and drinking champagne, or is is name for something else.
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    ClaytonBlackmoorLeftPeg Full Member

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    It’s literally where you go to eat cheese!
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    yumtum DUX' bumchum

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    No Idea For Nickname Full Member

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    You are kidding? No! So their new stadium has been delayed because of cheese? Maybe when they finish top 4 they can spend money on loads od cheese, not players. I thought it was some running joke to make fun of Spurs fans here, mainly Glaston.
    Anyway, I love cheese.:D
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    No Idea For Nickname Full Member

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    Bloody hell, they will have Prawn Room as well? They will never finish their stadium!
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    youmeletsfly New Member

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    Kane secures Spur's top 4 and UCL. That's easily 100mil per year and some people think that Levy will let him go for 150-170 mil.

    You risk losing 100mil for top4+UCL and with the remaining sum you don't even replace the guy with a proper forward.

    I'm no Spurs fan but he won't go for anything less than 230-250 mil.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    RedDevil@84 Full Member

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    The more the stadium gets delayed, the more Glaston stays away from caf. Not so bad eh
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    RedDevil@84 Full Member

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    Is it a British thing? What's exciting about getting to choose or eat cheese?
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    robinamicrowave Wanted to be bran, ended up being littlefinger

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    Said this earlier in the season and will repeat it now, Spurs should just be docked points and fined for this.
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    macheda14 Full Member

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    Why should they be docked points?
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    RedDevil@84 Full Member

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    Not sure about docked points, but yes, heavily fined for sure. In a league where schedules of games depend on broadcasters and all, I think it is unacceptable that a team will be postponing it indefinitely
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    robinamicrowave Wanted to be bran, ended up being littlefinger

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    Take our game at Wembley vs. Spurs earlier in the season: because of their unpreparedness for the fixture, we had to move two of our other games to overcome the scheduling chaos, and then we risked serious injury to our players by being forced to play on a sandpit after the NFL fixtures. Instead of forcing City to bend over backwards the FA should have docked Spurs three points and awarded us the win (which we got anyway). Spurs have pulled a fast one on the FA, their own fans and other teams in the PL with these "unexpected delays" and not once have they been punished for it.