Upd. at 13:08 13/07/2020 CEST On Jan. 28, 2019, the official broadcaster of Spanish football in China, PPTV, announced that 25 million people watched the Espanyol game against Real Valladolid when Wu Lei scored his first goal for the club. These are all reasons, in addition to the striker’s quality, Besiktas have to sign him. Will they managed to convince him to leave Espanyol, though? Thanks to Wu Lei, Espanyol have almost 10 million followers in China and sold around 250,000 shirts in the Asian country. The Turkish side believe a deal could be possible for the Chinese international, who they have targetted before, now that Espanyol have lost their top-flight status. El Besiktas quiere a Wu Lei Besiktas president Ahmet Nur Çebi feels Wu Lei would be a good signing on the pitch and also hopes ghe would bring in a new group of sponsors from China. After signing Wu Lei, Espanyol, who have Chinese owners, brokered sponsorship deals with Irongest, Suanfarma Pharmaceutical Group, iFlyTek and China Mobile in China. IN SPORT.ES According to ‘Fotospor,’ Besiktas want to sign Espanyol striker Wu Lei after the Barcelona-based side were relegated from La Liga last week. SPORT.es
All this means Pochettino will probably need to begin a clear-out of Tottenham’s fringe players to raise funds and reshape his squad in readiness for the club’s move into their new stadium next season.Manchester United have made an approach for star defender Alderweireld, with the Londoners willing to listen to offers and maybe tie up a swap deal involving Martial.5 Spurs also want Anthony Martial from Manchester UnitedCredit: PA:Press Association5 Toby Alderweireld could be involved in a swap deal for MartialCredit: Getty Images – Getty Left-back Danny Rose, midfielder Mousa Dembele and striker Fernando Llorente are all available, too.Pochettino had hinted that he might not stay at Spurs after guiding them into three Champions League campaigns.But after penning his new deal he said:Tottenham show off new stadium in stunning drone footage as 62,000 all-seated ground nears completion How to claim your FREE £10 bet1 Register for Sun Bets here2 Bet £5 or more3 Sun Bets will stick a £10 bet in your account “I am honoured to have signed a new long-term contract as we approach one of the most significant periods in the club’s history and be the manager that will lead this team into our new world-class stadium.MOST READ IN FOOTBALLRETRACING STEPSJack Charlton’s granddaughter Emma Wilkinson ‘would love’ to visit IrelandROY RAGEFurious Roy Keane launched foul-mouthed rant at Pique over Fabregas friendshipPicturedTOP FORMBrazil icon Ronaldo soaks up sun with partner Celina Locks on yacht in FormenteraPicturedON THE PAOLPaolo Maldini shows off shredded physique at 52 while on holiday with wifeLive BlogUNITED LATESTMan Utd transfer news LIVE: All the gossip and updates from Old TraffordExclusiveLOCK CLOWNPaul Scholes flouts local lockdown rules by throwing huge 7-hour birthday bashPicturedMADD FOR ITPrem aces Dele, Maddison & Grealish enjoy hard-earned break in sun-soaked IbizaLive BlogBLUES NEWSChelsea transfer news LIVE: Havertz deal LATEST, Willian move updatesLive Bloggunners newsArsenal transfer news LIVE – Latest updates from the EmiratesMISS-RON IMPOSSIBLERonaldo LOSES Golden Boot race after axe from Juve squad for final game”Daniel [Levy] and I have spoken at length about our aspirations for this football club.“We both share the same philosophies to achieve long-term, sustainable success.“This is a special club – we always strive to be creative in the way we work both on and off the pitch and will continue to stick to our principles in order to achieve the success this club deserves.” MAURICO POCHETTINO has set out his summer transfer stall after signing his own new deal with Tottenham.The Argentinian trousered a five-year contract worth £42.5million – and immediately set his sights on three major targets.5 Mauricio Pochettino has signed his own £52.5million deal – now he wants to freshen his squad with new faces this summerCredit: REUTERSApart from trying to prise Anthony Martial away from Manchester United, the Mirror report that Pochettino will be chasing teenage Ajax centre-back Matthijs de Ligt and Fulham’s rising-star wide-man Ryan Sessegnon.Spurs are preparing for life without Toby Alderweireld and have admired De Ligt, aged 18, since he broke into Ajax’s team in 2016.But the 18-year-old is also a target for a host of top European clubs, including Manchester City.And Tottenham would have to beat the club-record £42million paid Ajax for Davinson Sanchez last summer. GLOVES ARE OFF Klitschko helps Liverpool fans left stranded after flights to Kiev are axed 5 Matthijs de Ligt could be on his way to Spurs in a big-money move this summerCredit: Getty5 Ryan Sessegnon has guided Fulham to the Championship play-off finalCredit: PA:Press Association It is understood, though, there have already been discussions between the clubs about a possible deal.Sessegnon, 18, is high on the wanted list of several Premier League clubs after a smashing season for Fulham that has helped guide them to the Championship play-off final.