The new White Hart Lane boss is set to have a busy January, at least that’s if you believe even half of what you read!
Ramos’s successor, Harry Redknapp, would see an £8million deal for Zokora as good business.
He may try to replace Zokora with Diarra or Reo-Coker, who is not playing in his favoured position at Villa.
Redknapp has also targeted goalkeeper Robert Green, right-back Glen Johnson, midfielder Stewart Downing and striker Jermain Defoe, and needs to sell to buy.
Zokora would be keen on Madrid after saying: “I’m in the world’s biggest league, so it will be hard to find something better. But I’ve never hidden my interest in playing in La Liga.(Daily Express)
The Daily Express has got a little carried away with this one I think although just about every player mentioned in this piece has of course been referred to an inordinate amount of times in the media I find some far more likely than others. Harry Redknapp is of course a big fan of Lassana Diarra, Glen Johnson and Jermain Defoe but I feel it is unlikely that Portsmouth will offload all and sundry in January although of course they need cash to avert a financial crisis. Diarra was seemingly on his way to Manchester City but I do feel that the re-signing of Defoe would be a masterstroke if the new Spurs boss could pull it off. Reo-Coker may not be happy at Aston Villa at present I feel he is too inconsistent to consider a big money move for. My feelings on Downing have been expressed before. So perhaps Robert Green would be the most likely candidate for a move to White Hart Lane. West Ham are in a far more dire situation than Pompey and even though Gomes has improved of late I still get the impression that Harry would replace him the minute he could find a reliable keeper at the right price and the England international could well fit the bill. Who of these six do Tottenham fans most like the sound of?
Brand New Feature. (1-10 scale, One = Pure make believe, Ten = is a transfer all but complete)
Mr Comfort’s Likely-ometer: 0/10