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    Good for Chelsea: Tottenham to sell Fernando Llorente


    The Evening Standard have reported on Tuesday that Spanish striker Fernando Llorente should start looking for a new club.

    Llorente’s days at Tottenham seem numbered, and the former Swansea striker is set to be sold this summer:

    Harry Kane injury absence is unlikely to produce an extended first-team chance for Fernando Llorente, who is set to be made available for transfer this summer.

    Llorente, 33, is under contract at Spurs until the end of next season.

    He recently scored a hat-trick against Rochdale in the FA Cup. But prior to that Llorente only had two goals in 26 games.

    South Korean star Son Heung-min, by comparison, has 18 goals in all competitions this season.

    It was also keen to note that when Kane was subbed out the Bournemouth match, it was Erik Lamela who came on, not Llorente.

    Good for Chelsea?

    The Evening Standard fail to name any possible suitors for Llorente this summer.

    But could one option be a move to Chelsea? The Blues were well known to be in the market for Llorente in the past two transfer windows.

    However, it’s also true that Chelsea have since signed Olivier Giroud until 2019.

    Harry Kane’s Tuesday update

    There were no updates on Kane’s injury on Monday.

    That’s because the striker was unable to go for a scan due to swelling on his ankle.

    However, according to the Times on Tuesday morning, fears that Kane may be a long term injury absentee seem to be on the back-burner:

    Harry Kane has had a scan on his ankle delayed until tomorrow to allow the swelling to go down amid fears that the Tottenham Hotspur forward could be out for several weeks.

    The striker looks certain not to be included in England’s squad named on Thursday for the friendlies against Holland and Italy this month.

    The timetable of “several weeks” is a lot more encouraging than fearing Kane could be out for several months.

    Obviously Spurs will have to wait for the result of Kane’s tests to accurately determine how long he’ll be out for.

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