Newcastle & Arsenal fans gatecrash Andros Townsend’s emotional Tottenham farewell on Twitter

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Andros Townsend is getting his move away from Tottenham Hotspur, but is leaving with a heavy heart.

Reports this morning claim that Spurs have agreed a £12m fee with Newcastle United for the winger, who has spent 16 years at the White Hart Lane club, rising through their academy and into the first team.

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His lack of playing time under Mauricio Pochettino this season – only 64 minutes in the Premier League – has forced him to look for a new club, and the England international is now Newcastle bound.

The 24-year-old, who is expected to undergo a medical and discuss personal terms on Tyneside tomorrow, took to Twitter to say an emotional goodbye to the club where he has spent his entire career.

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Tottenham fans were generally very supportive of Townsend’s new venture…

But Newcastle supporters took the opportunity to suggest to Townsend that the grass was greener on the other side, while a couple of Arsenal fans could not help but take a couple of cheeky digs!

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