Spurs to play waiting game in order to capture top keeper target Krul
Tottenham will bid for Newcastle United keeper Tim Krul but are prepared to wait and make their move in the summer.
Chelsea and QPR are also known to be among the Dutch goalkeeper’s admirers but Tottenham hope the 23-year-old will opt to join them once they agree a fee with Newcastle.
In demand: Tim Krul has been in fine form for Newcastle United this season
The North East club value Krul at
15million but that won’t deter Tottenham as they look to shape a side
that can challenge for the Premier League on a consistent basis.
Exit: Heurelho Gomes is on his way
Krul is chasing better terms at Newcastle after excelling this season and Tottenham will be willing to double his salary.
Although Brad Friedel has had a steadying influence on their defence, Heurelho Gomes is expected to move on in this window.
As an interim measure Spurs have made
an approach to sign Real Valladolid goalkeeper Jaime Jimenez, 31.
Meanwhile, Stockport goalkeeper Ian Ormson, 17, has started a week’s
trial at White Hart Lane.
watched a Tottenham XI beat Celtic 4-1 in a friendly on Tuesday.
Sebastien Bassong, Steven Pienaar, Vedran Corluka, Niko Kranjcar,
Giovani dos Santos, and Tom Carroll all figured.