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Thursday Hoddle of Coffee: News and Links for September 20th, 2017

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Tottenham Hotspur v Barnsley - Carabao Cup Third Round Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images

Happy Thursday Spursland!

You’ve got a little bit of indie synth-soul from HOMESHAKE for your Theme of the Day today, and then below that your daily serving of links. Enjoy!

Links

Spurs are apparently set to duke it out with Liverpool for the signing of Bremen’s David Philipp. Errr... to your preferred choice of search engine!

Sky Sports has run an interesting profile on our new first team star Davinson Sanchez, for those of you that want to find out a little more about the process through which a boy can grow up into a brick wall.

Elsewhere in football...

Jose Mourinho has called for the Carabao Cup to be scrapped, purely and simply because he wants the glory of being the last winner and thus eternal holder of it.

Arsene Wenger has revealed yet another entry on his endless list of players that he could have signed and you WON’T BELIEVE how mundane this one is.

Madrid have slipped seven points behind Barcelona after a surprise 1-0 home defeat to Betis, and the Spanish papers are starting to run some pretty testing headlines for manager Zinedine Zidane. Good thing he’s famously zen in the face of provocation.

And finally...

Ladbrokes have had to apologise to Burnley- a team they sponsor- for mocking them in a tweet during their cup defeat to Leeds on Tuesday night. This is your daily reminder to Never Tweet.