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Tuesday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For August 2, 2011

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It's August, and August just sucks. Every year it seems like summer is the same at this time of year. Day after day, rinse, and repeat. The heat, the humidity. Sweat, hydrate, get up and do it all again the next day. The news seems to be repeating itself this year too. The Luka Modric transfer drama is back so let's get right to it.

And now the "news"

Lyon Say Pjanic Not For Sale-Sky Sports

*Crosses another name off the list.

"Modric Has A Price" Says Spurs Number 2-The guardian

Either Kevin Bond does not understand the very difficult to master "keep the good players" strategy or he is trying to lure in another bid from Chelsea without lowering the current bid.  

Spurs Younglings Finish 5th At The Milk Cup-Tottenhamhotspur.com

Well, so, um, 5th is nice? But it isn't first is it kids? Is it? In other news I think I might be a terribly overbearing father one day.

What's happening around SB Nation after the jump

It's Time For Neymar And Ganso To Move On-SB Nation Soccer

I haven't seen these two play enough to say definitively if they are ready for the big time or not. But I have heard Kevin McCauley gush about them like a smitten school girl enough to feel safe agreeing with him in his analysis.

Thierry Henry Wanted to Switch Teams During A Game-SB Nation Soccer

Oh yeah Thierry Its all about you isn't it. Did he really think that fans watching the game were just waiting for that moment when he would switch jerseys? I mean what an unbelievable asshole.

We Ain't Got No History Says Annoying Things About The Modric Deal-We Ain't Got No History

I get annoyed any time that the guys over at We Ain't Got No History come close to making sense. You know what? We Ain't Got No History IS NOW ON MY LIST.