Andre Villas-Boas has thrown in the towel on any chance of signing Joao Moutinho. This has been a very frustrating week for Tottenham supporters who were hoping for 1-2 big signings before Saturday’s difficult clash against Newcastle United. A striker? Not yet. Another creative midfielder? Not happening. Maybe they’re just waiting for Luka Modric to be signed away?
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Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines:
- Spurs miss out on Moutinho as £30m Modric replacement — The Independent
- Liverpool FC sign winger Oussama Assaidi from SC Heerenveen — Liverpool Echo
- Arsenal’s Kyle Bartley has announced he has joined Swansea City — Sky Sports
- Norwich City have signed full-back Javier Garrido on a season-long loan from Lazio — Sky Sports
- Allardyce says West Ham could grow to the size of Man Utd if they move to Olympic Stadium — BBC Sport
- Liverpool and Saints face hardest starts as Swans and Hammers ease in — Sporting Intelligence
- Robin Van Persie set for Manchester United debut against Everton — The Guardian
- Swansea winger Scott Sinclair refuses to sign a new contract — BBC Sport
- Sunderland sign Louis Saha on free transfer following release from Spurs — The Telegraph
- Chelsea’s Sam Hutchinson joins Nottingham Forest on loan — The Daily Mail
- West Ham United: Premier League 2012-13 preview — video — The Guardian
- Wigan Athletic: Premier League 2012-13 preview — video — The Guardian
- Fantasy Premier League 2012/13: Top tips Part I — Premier League
- Michael Laudrup challenges his Swansea players to prove the pundits wrong — BBC Sport
- Joey Barton’s future at QPR in doubt again as squad number goes to Ryan Nelsen — The Telegraph
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