White Hart Lane boss set to axe four.
Sunderland have sounded out Tottenham about the availability of Niko Kranjcar.
The Daily Mail says Sunderland have made an enquiry for Tottenham midfielder Kranjcar but manager Harry Redknapp is reluctant to sell while Luka Modric’s future remains unresolved.
Black Cats manager Steve Bruce is keen to find a new wing signing.
Tottenham are hoping to squeeze another £1 million from Stoke City for Wilson Palacios and Peter Crouch.
The London Evening Standard says Stoke have made a bid in the region of £16million for Tottenham duo Crouch and Palacios.
Robbie Keane has announced he expects to leave Tottenham.
While refusing to be drawn on specific details, the 31-year-old insists a move is still on the cards.
“It’s probably likely that I will be going but I can’t really answer where to at the moment,” Keane said. “There’s obviously a lot of speculation but there’s still a couple of weeks to go and we’ll see what happens.
Harry Redknapp has not done much in the way of wheeling and dealing this summer and it appears that to a great extent that is due to Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy’s insistence that the White Hart Lane club trim their huge squad before significant funds can be used to bring in new additions. Most of the summer has been taken up by the Luka Modric saga but this source appears to believe that a number of squad players could be set to leave White Hart Lane.
Stoke City have been in talks with Tottenham for some time about bringing in Wilson Palacios and Peter Crouch, two players who experienced a severe drop in form last term, the North London club is haggling over the price the Potters are willing to pay, but one wonders if they will hold out much longer with the transfer window clock ever ticking.
Sunderland have purchases 10 players this summer already and Steve Bruce is eyeing up Niko Kranjcar as the he looks to add more creativity to the Black Cats midfield. The Croatian international is clearly far too good to be wasting away on the bench and the former Portsmouth man is thought to be very keen to leave in order to secure first team football, however interest from moneybags PSG may trump interest from the Stadium of Light.
Robbie Keane is the fourth of this soon to be leaving quartet and it appears that a move to the MLS is on the cards and the Irishman may have picked the right time in his career to make a move Stateside to help reinvigorate a career that has stagnated over the past 18 months.