In the weekend’s 1-0 victory over Luton Town for Tottenham Hotspur, Giovani Lo Celso, who had been suffering from a hamstring injury, was not utilised as a substitute.
The midfielder made one substitute appearance in the league before going on more than a month’s worth of injury, which prompted rumours that he might leave Spurs.
After missing out on the Tottenham player in the previous transfer window, Barcelona is named as a possibility in a “confidential” report from Sport.
When it became clear that they would not be able to sign Bernardo Silva from Manchester City, the La Liga team turned to the 27-year-old.
Sport say Xavi Hernández still likes him but a potential deal remains complicated because the Argentina international ‘will not leave’ the north London club. It’s claimed Lo Celso’s situation there has ‘changed radically’ as Ange Postecoglou is ‘betting on him’
Therefore, the Catalan club have started looking for alternatives in the market that’ll fit into their sporting and financial conditions.
Argentina will face Paraguay and Peru in the next few days and manager Lionel Scaloni has included the Tottenham player in his squad for the two World Cup qualifiers.
News about the signing of Dylan Thompson to Norwich City: Spurs trial
Dylan Thompson, a young custodian for Norwich City, is now on trial with Tottenham Hotspur since his deal with the Canaries is about to expire.
Thompson, the custodian, is already working out with the Premier League team while being on trial, and payment would be required to move him to North London.
Although he is regarded as a high prospect at Carrow Road, the Norfolk club is well-stocked in that area.
third-choice first-team player While Archie Mair will spend the season in a lower division at Gateshead, Jon McCracken is currently on loan with League Two Accrington Stanley.
City signed Chile youth international Vicente Reyes this summer from Atlanta United, arriving as Ellis Craven was signed from Rochdale.
Jayden St.Paul, Joe Rose, Dan Barden and Dylan Berry have all been in the mix between the sticks for the club’s under-21s, with Barden currently recovering from a serious knee injury sustained last season.