Defender Jan Vertonghen is to see a neurologist on Thursday after suffering a worrying head injury during Tottenham’s Champions League defeat by Ajax.
Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen was due at the club’s training ground on Wednesday afternoon for further assessments following his sickening head injury in the Champions League semi-final with Ajax.
Brain injury charity Headway has called for football’s authorities to introduce “temporary concussion substitutions” after Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen tried to play on with a serious-looking head injury.
Mauricio Pochettino insists Tottenham’s medical staff followed concussion protocols after Jan Vertonghen was allowed to return to the field despite suffering a serious-looking head injury in the Champions League semi-final loss to Ajax.
Toby Alderweireld went from “hell to heaven” as Tottenham snatched a Champions League semi-final place on a night of VAR drama at Manchester City.
What the papers say Barcelona are eyeing up a potential £100million move for Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford, the Daily Mirror reports. The Spanish giants have identified the England striker as one of their top targets this summer, the paper says. Rashford, who has one year left on his current contract, has yet to agree a new deal with United.
What the papers say Manchester United are eyeing Lyon striker Moussa Dembele ahead of a potential summer transfer, the Daily Mirror reports. United are keen to bolster their attacking options and the 22-year-old has impressed in France this season, the paper says. Arsenal are also said to be keeping tabs on the former Celtic player.
What the papers say Marcus Rashford is in advanced talks with Manchester United over a new £78million contract, the Daily Mirror reports. The England striker has asked the club for Wayne Rooney’s old £300,000-a-week terms and is expected to put pen to paper on a five-year deal soon, the paper says.
Liverpool defender Andy Robertson insists the players’ belief and resilience means they will never give up on a result until the final whistle.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp accepts luck has played a part in their rise to title contenders but stressed the job the players have done should not be underestimated.
Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris accepted responsibility for his part in Liverpool’s late winner which extended Spurs’ Premier League winless run to five matches.