Tottenham news: Harry Maguire transfer eyed as Levy breaks silence on Postecoglou appointment

All the latest Tottenham Hotspur news and transfer gossip including updates on a potential move for Man United captain Harry Maguire and Ange Postecoglou’s appointment

According to The Telegraph, Tottenham have shown an interest in signing Manchester United defender Harry Maguire during the summer transfer window.

It is claimed that signing Maguire would be greatly appreciated by Spurs frontman Harry Kane, with the two England international teammates having a close relationship. The United centre-back is said to be available for a cut price this summer.

Appointment announced

Ange Postecoglou has been confirmed as Spurs’ new head coach. The Australian takes on the hotseat at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium signing a four-year contract, following two hugely successful years with Scotland giants Celtic.

The appointment of the 57-year-old brings Daniel Levy’s long search to find Antonio Conte’s successor to an end after the Italian was relieved of his duties back in March.

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Levy’s verdict

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has explained why the north Londoners handed Ange Postecoglou a four-year contract.

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“Ange brings a positive mentality and a fast, attacking style of play,” said Levy. “He has a strong track record of developing players and an understanding of the importance of the link from the academy – everything that is important to our club. We are excited to have Ange join us as we prepare for the season ahead.”