Reports claim that Spurs and Newcastle have agreed a fee of £12m for Andros Townsend.
Townsend has struggled to get playing time at Tottenham this season and as a favourite of Roy Hodgson, needs a move to stake a claim for a place in the England squad for Euro 2016.
With Newcastle needing quality reinforcements as they battle against relegation, it seems like a move that suits all parties, as Spurs claim a sizeable fee for a homegrown talent. Here’s how Twitter reacted to the news.
— Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) January 26, 2016
— Kendall (@G__Kendall) January 26, 2016
#NUFC hoping to have the Townsend & Berahino deals wrapped up before the derby this weekend. More as I get it.
— Thomas Clements (@t_clements) January 26, 2016
So £12m in from Townsend and money sitting in the bank from the summer, pressure on Levy to get a big incoming deal over the line…#thfc
— Matt Law (@Matt_Law_DT) January 26, 2016
£12m for Townsend!!! Great business!!!! Seemed like a good guy but in my opinion not good enough for a top4 side #coys
— mark pawley (@tuckers35) January 26, 2016
I know Townsend committed the cardinal sin of having some shots in some football matches, but he's a far better player than most claim.
— James Maw (@JamesMawFFT) January 26, 2016
Seems to be a lot of negativity surrounding Townsend. Clearly a player with quality with an eye for a goal. Decent signing. #NUFC
— Ollie Philip (@Ollie_philip) January 26, 2016
We've out-grown the Townsend's, Livermore's, Caulker's of the world. It's very much Poch's squad & he knows who can & can't cut it. #THFC
— Ricky Sacks (@RickSpur) January 25, 2016
— Smithy / FrankyFryer (@SmithySoccerAM) January 26, 2016
Personally very pleased with Shelvey and Townsend coming in, but I'm also very worried that we don't seem to be looking at defence…#nufc
— José Andersoni (@createskateV2) January 26, 2016
— London24 Sport (@London24Sport) January 26, 2016