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29-year-old Watford ace would be an exceptional signing for Newcastle

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Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez has been voicing his concern about the lack of transfer activity at Tyneside in recent weeks.

The Spaniard has added as many as six new players, but he feels he needs to bring in more bodies before the transfer window ends.

Central midfield is one area where Benitez would love to add a quality player.

Gabriel Jesus, Jakupovic, Sigurdsson… Names of the Premier League week 23

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Fantasy Premier League Nightmares – Etienne Capoue

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Etienne Capoue is edging his name into Fantasy Premier League folklore. The 28 year old is better known for his defensive capabilities rather than for his attacking returns. Yet, he continues to deliver at the other end of the pitch for Watford this season (4 goals and 1 assist).

Capoue has given fantasy managers nightmares in the opening 5 weeks of the season.

Premier League Team of the Week: Matchday 4

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So the Premier League continues to be as unpredictable as ever. Defeat to Watford completed a dreadful week for Manchester United, while Liverpool picked up victory at Stamford Bridge over a disappointing Chelsea side. Manchester City kept up their excellent start to the season, while it continues to be a torrid start for Stoke City and Sunderland.

Watford 3-1 Manchester United: Game in 11 Tweets as Mourinho loses three in a row

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Jose Mourinho took his side to Vicarage Road hoping he wouldn't suffer a third defeat in a row for the first time since his Porto days, but unfortunately for him and the Red Devils that is...

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Diego Costa, Benteke, Iheanacho… Who to pick for your Fantasy Premier League team in coming weeks

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Hammers stung by Hornets comeback

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London (AFP) Jose Holebas sealed a superb comeback by Watford on Saturday as they came from 2-0 down to beat West Ham 4-2 and secure their first win of the Premier League campaign.

The Hammers who may wish they hadn't left Upton Park for London Stadium as prior to this they had won 11 of their last 13 home league games against Watford had looked in control after Michail Antonio scored with two headers.

2015 Premier League Summer Transfer Window: What Every Team Needs (Part 2 – Newcastle to West Ham)

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Mauricio Pochettino deserves immense credit for Tottenham Hotspurs’ emphatic form

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Among all of the hysteria surrounding a derby day win against Arsenal, and the plaudits seemingly going to one man named Harry Kane, there is another who has been shunned from the limelight Mauricio Pochettino.

He deserves as much credit as anyone for the recent turnaround at Tottenham Hotspur.

Mauricio Pochettino deserves immense credit for Tottenham Hotspurs’ emphatic form

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Among all of the hysteria surrounding a derby day win against Arsenal, and the plaudits seemingly going to one man named Harry Kane, there is another who has been shunned from the limelight Mauricio Pochettino.

He deserves as much credit as anyone for the recent turnaround at Tottenham Hotspur.

The Root of Spurs’ Early Problems under Mauricio Pochettino, as Arsenal Derby Looms

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When Mauricio Pochettino arrived in England, he was greeted first with incredulity and hostility, due to the sacking of the popular Nigel Adkins, and then with a growing warmth as his Southampton side played some of the most fun, attractive football in England.

Sherwood admits two midfielders could leave Tottenham this week

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Sherwood admits two midfielders could leave Tottenham this week - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham have been surprisingly quiet in the January transfer window, with no real substance in any rumblings of new players heading towards White Hart Lane.

It may well be that the north London side actually see players leave the club rather than new faces arrive this week.

Tottenham midfield duo set for January Exit?

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Tottenham midfield duo set for January Exit? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Reports in Germany emerged that Bundesliga outfitSchalke04are targeting a shock move for Tottenham Hotspur attacking midfielder Lewis Holtby.

According to reports in Bild, Lewis Holtby's agent has claimed that a loan move back to Schalke would be an 'interesting option' as the German is looking to secure a place in the national team's World Cup squad.

Tottenham’s Nabil Bentaleb Is The First Of Many Potential Revelations Of The Tim Sherwood Era

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Part of the mission of former Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas was to identify the top young talent in the Spurs system and to blend them into the side. Villas-Boas did well in identifying Tom Carroll, a young midfielder with a great passing range, Andros Townsend, who was handed a full England debut last fall, and Danny Rose, a left-back who had all but been forgotten by Harry Redknapp, are two more examples.

Why Liverpool are favourites to beat Tottenham

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Why Liverpool are favourites to beat Tottenham - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham host Liverpool at White Hart Lane on Sunday, with both sides looking to further their ambitions of a top-four finish this season.

Both teams have had a couple of encouraging results of late, and can close the gap on league leaders Arsenal with three points here.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Chelsea: 4 Players to Watch in Massive Premier League Clash

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The Premier League swings back into action on Saturday after the mid-week league cup fixtures and first up on Saturday is a London derby: Tottenham vs Chelsea.

Both Chelsea and Tottenham are coming off relatively comfortable wins midweek. Tottenham demolished Aston Villa 4-0 at Villa Park with a second string side (albeit a strong one) and Chelsea eased past Swindon Town also with "reserves" in a match that featured strong performances from the unfavoured Juan Mata and Fernando Torres.

Spurs without three players tomorrow

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English newspaper The Daily Mailhas revealed that Tottenham will be without three members of Andre Villas-Boas' first team squad for tomorrow's match against Norwegian sideTromsø. Spurs are kicking off their Europa League group stage campaign at White Hart Lane tomorrow evening, but will be without the injured trio of Aaron Lennon, Nacer Chadli, and Etienne Capoue.

Spurs midfielder out for a month

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Tottenham supporters' fears were confirmed today as theBBC reported that new midfield signing Etienne Capoue has been ruled out for four weeks with an ankle injury. Capoue went into a challenge with Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla on Sunday and came down awkwardly, requiring oxygen and a stretcher to leave the pitch.

Arsenal vs Tottenham: Have the Two Sides Ever Differed This Much?

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Andre Villas-Boas and Tottenham have enjoyed a remarkably successful transfer window, and so far, Spurs' involvement in the market has paid off. Despite having only scored from the penalty spot in their opening two games, Spurs remain unbeaten after two matches in the Premier League.

The additions of Paulinho, Roberto Soldado, Etienne Capoue, and Nacer Chadli helped fill the gap left by Gareth Bale in Spurs' opening two matches, but team has since been strengthened even further by the likes of Erik Lamela and and Christian Eriksen.

Are Spurs better off without Bale?

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Gareth Bale was the star for Tottenham last season and was named PFA player of the Year and PFA Young Player of the Year. His brilliance was what made them tick, he created everything. He is now expected to make a move to Real Madrid before the summer window closes, for a world record transfer fee.

AVB praises new midfield signing

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Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas has been happy with new Spurs signing Etienne Capoue two matches into the Premier League season. Capoue was signed from French side Toulouse in a deal worth approximately £10 million earlier this summer. The 25 year old holding midfielder has already demonstrated his ability to provide a strong presence in the Tottenham midfield after coming on as a substitute in the first match of the season for Spurs and starting the second against Swansea City.

AVB pleased with new signings

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Following his club's 1-0 win away to Crystal Palace yesterday, Tottenham manager Andre Villas Boas praised his four debutants. Paulinho, Nacer Chadli, Roberto Soldado, and Etienne Capoue all made their Premier League debuts on Sunday, with the first three earning spots in AVB's starting eleven. The Portuguese manager pointed out the lack of time they've had to assimilate into the squad, but hailed their performances.

Premier League 2013-14 preview: Can Tottenham make it to the top four?

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Last season was a season of rebuilding for Tottenham Hotspur, yet they were so close to reaching the top four. They challenged Arsenal all the way till the final day of the season, but in the end fell agonizingly short of their target.

Tottenham Agree £8.6m Deal With Toulouse to Sign Etienne Capoue

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Tottenham Hotspur have announced the signing of defensive midfielder Etienne Capoue for a transfer fee that's reported to be £8.6million.

The 25-year-old Toulouse footballer paves the way for Scott Parker to exit the club, presumably to Queens Park Rangers

Capoue is a France international who has made 174 league appearances, scoring 13 times in Ligue 1 for Toulouse and was named in the league's Team of the Year in 2012 alongside Hugo Lloris.

Premier League Transfer Round Up: Liverpool star Daniel Agger targeted by Barcelona

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Barcelona have turned their attention to Liverpool centre-back Daniel Agger after failing to land Chelsea's highly rated Brazilian David Luiz. Tottenham are looking to add few more quality players to their ranks while a chap called Cesc Fabregas ends all hopes for Manchester United and much more in our daily Premier League Transfer round up segment.

Scouting Etienne Capoue – Perfect foil for Roberto Soldado?

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Scouting Etienne Capoue Perfect foil for Roberto Soldado? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham Hotspur are on the verge of signing the highly rated and versatile Toulouse midfielder Etienne Capoue, after a £8.6million deal has been agreed for the France international, who was also a target of Cardiff City and Atletico Madrid.

Tottenham set to sign £10 million midfielder

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Tottenham look to pull the wool over the eyes of Premier League rivals as they have reportedly agreed on a £10 million for French midfielderEtienne Capoue. According to Wales Online,the midfielder will meet with Spurs officials tomorrow to finalize a deal that will bring him over fromToulouse on a five year contract.

Bluebirds close to French midfielder

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After dominating the Football League Championship, Cardiff City appear close to signing French midfielder Etienne Capoue on a permanent deal, according to Sky Sports. Toulouse chairman Olivier Sadran has confirmed reports over interest for the wanted Frenchmen and has named the Premier League newboys as the favorites for his signature.

Arsenal and Tottenham linked with Toulouse midfielder Etienne Capoue

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Etienne Capouei of France and Toulouse (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

The North London rivalry of Arsenal and Tottenham has been just as fiery in the transfer market lately as it has at either the Emirates of White Hart Lane. The most recent reports from TalkSport on Oct.

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Photo: Etienne Capoue returns to Spurs training

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Tottenham midfielder Etienne Capoue has returned to training after a two-month injury layoff. The former Toulouse man has had an injury-hit campaign...

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Photo: Etienne Capoue on the pitch ahead of Spurs vs Hull

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A few of our lads and Hull City players walk the pitch before tonight's match here at the Lane #THFC pic.twitter.com/N2nMmnoc8y Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) October 30, 2013 A promising sight for Tottenham fans: Etienne Capoue on the pitch ahead of tonight's Capital One Cup clash with Hull. The Frenchman made a promising start to [.

EPL Injury Report Week 3: Manchester United Star Expected To Miss Up To Three Weeks

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This weekend featured some big time matchups and some surprising results while a few stars watched from the sidelines.

Arsenal earned an impressive 1-0 victory over Tottenham, but Spurs had bigger concerns after watching new signing, Etienne Capoue, stretchered off the pitch in the 72nd minute.

Tottenham 5-0 Dinamo Tbilisi: Soldado brags brace in a comfortable victory for Spurs

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Tottenham Hotspur took a healthy lead in their Europa League first round play-off by eviscerating Georgian ChampionsDinamo Tbilisi 5-0 at the Boris Paichadze National Stadium in Georgia.

Dinamo Tbilisi 0-5 Tottenham: Soldado brags brace in a comfortable victory for Spurs

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Tottenham Hotspur took a healthy lead in their Europa League first round play-off by eviscerating Georgian ChampionsDinamo Tbilisi 5-0 at the Boris Paichadze National Stadium in Georgia.

Europa League play-off: Dinamo Tbilisi vs Tottenham Confirmed Line-Ups

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Tottenham Hotspur will travel to Georgia to take on Dinamo Tbilisi in the first leg of their Europa League play-off, looking to earn a comfortable victory.

Spurs have made four changes to the side that defeated Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Spurs linked with Toulouse Midfielder

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We've already seen that Spurs have been strongly linked with Rennes' French international midfielder Yann M'Vila but it's also being claimed that the club had another defensive midfielder watched at the weekend.

24 year old Toulouse player Étienne Capoue was in action against Montpelier the night before scouts supposedly watched M'Vila but the story which seems to have originated from the Metro newspaper may be wide of the mark in claiming that Capoue is the club's top target.

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Match-Winner Jose Holebas And Etienne Capoue Argue On Pitch After Watford Beat Middlesbrough 1-0 (Video)

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Jose Holebas was the match-winner for Watford away to Middlesbrough on Sunday. However, at full-time, instead of celebrating the Hornets' victory, the goal-scorer found himself in the middle of a serious argument with team-mate Etienne Capoue.

Holebas' strike, the only goal of the game, came soon after the break, with thethe Greek full-back firing past Victor Valdes in the Boro' goal in the second-half.

Here’s Another Player Newcastle Missed Out On

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It's been reported that Newcastle tried to bring 25 year-old French International midfielder Etienne Capoue to Tyneside, but we didn't get him and we suppose we were not willing to pay the price that finally got him to Tottenham for €11M (£9.4M). Etienne Capoue another Newcastle target In July, Capoue's club Toulouse accepted a [.

Informe de Lesiones de la Liga Premier Inglesa, Semana 3: Se Espera que el Astro de Manchester United Quede Fuera Hasta por Tres Semanas

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Este fin de semana tuvieron lugar grandes partidos y algunos resultados sorpresivos mientras que algunos estelares los vieron desde las bandas. Arsenal logró una impactante victoria por 1-0 sobre el Tottenham, pero los Spurs tienen preocupaciones mayores después de observar a su nueva contratación, Etienne Capoue, quien salió en camilla en el minuto 72.

The Year of the French

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By Dominic Vieira, writing from Nitra, Slovakia

Intense transfer speculation is revolving around the Bundesliga with names such as Gotze, Tasci, Reus and Vidal dominating scout reports. After a strong 2010 World Cup campaign revitalised with the presence of several young talents, it's no surprise that the attention has transferred to Europe's most populated country.