Spurs agreed £22m Alderweireld contract after missing out on Norwich ace Godfrey

first_imgMOST READ IN SPORT THROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticIT’S…NOT TOMMY BOWETommy Bowe discovers someone has been impersonating him on TinderMAC DADDYTriple H wants McGregor v McMahon with winner getting rights to billionaire strutIt is reported that his new contract is worth around £120,000-a-week – which adds up to around £22m for the entirety of his stay.Mourinho has now urged team-mates Christian Eriksen and Vertonghen to follow in Alderweireld’s footsteps and pen new terms.Both of the Spurs stars are stalling on contract extensions and will become free agents in June.2 Toby Alderwiereld’s contract was set to expire next summerCredit: Rex FeaturesTottenham boss Jose Mourinho comments on Toby Alderweireld signing new deal with Spurs TOTTENHAM reportedly agreed a new deal with Toby Alderweireld after missing out on Norwich ace Ben Godfrey.The Belgium international, 30, put pen to paper on a new deal to keep him with Jose Mourinho’s side until 2023.2 England Under-21 international Godfrey attracted interest from Jose MourinhoCredit: Rex FeaturesAccording to Football Insider, Tottenham turned their attention to Alderweireld after failing in their pursuit for Godfrey.It is understood that Daniel Farke’s side made it clear to Spurs that the 21-year-old would not be sold in January.Mourinho’s men indicated their interest in Godfrey earlier this month ahead of a potential £25million swoop.The Portuguese boss was searching for defensive reinforcements to replace contract rebels Jan Vertonghen and Alderweireld.But Alderweireld agreed a bumper new deal to end speculation that he could join rivals Manchester United.last_img read more

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first_img The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling “To an extent, yes, I could’ve made a choice to [stay in Seattle], but it wasn’t,” Sweezy said at his press conference when asked whether it was hard to leave the team he had spent the majority of his career with. “I feel like I’m supposed to be here. I got really good vibes about everything, and I’m just excited to get started.”Related LinksCardinals sign free agent OG J.R. Sweezy to 2-year dealFormer Eagles LB Jordan Hicks signs 4-year deal with CardinalsFormer Bears receiver Kevin White signs with CardinalsSweezy started 15 games for the Seahawks last season in his return to the team after spending two years with the Buccaneers. He was named a Pro Bowl alternate for his efforts, and was a big reason as to why Seattle had the league’s top ranked rushing attack in 2018.Sweezy is expected to play right guard, his primary position for every year of his career except last season, which will allow Justin Pugh to move back to his more natural position of left guard. According to Sweezy, he is comfortable with both, and will play wherever they need him to.“I’m here to win ballgames, so whatever they want me to do, I’ll do it,” Sweezy said. “It’s as simple as that.”Sweezy joins a revamped Cardinals offensive line, which features another new addition in Marcus Gilbert, whom they acquired from the Steelers earlier in the week. Last year’s injury-ravaged unit was tied for fifth in the league in sacks allowed with 52, which made upgrades a necessity this offseason. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Top Stories 5 Comments   Share   center_img Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires When looking at the respective records of the Cardinals and the Seahawks in 2018, it would be fair to assume that the latter would be the more attractive destination for free agents this offseason.This was not the case for new Cardinals guard J.R. Sweezy, though. The 29-year-old was officially introduced after finalizing his contract with Arizona on Friday, and according to him, the decision to leave Seattle and join the Cardinals was not a tough one at all. One thing Sweezy will have to adjust to in his move to the Cardinals is Kliff Kingsbury’s Air Raid offense. Sweezy said that he has never played in that type of system before, but believes that he can pick up on it quickly.“I’ve ran pieces of it, but I haven’t been fully in it,” Sweezy said. “I’m pretty comfortable, and I truly feel like I can adapt to anything, so I’m excited to take on the challenge.”As for what Cardinals fans can expect from Sweezy, he gave a simple explanation as to what his playstyle is like and what they should look forward to.“I play through the whistle every play as hard as I possibly can,” Sweezy said. “That’s just me. I don’t mean to do it, it’s just me being me.” J.R. Sweezy of Seattle Seahawks reacts during the NFL International series match between Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders at Wembley Stadium on October 14, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)last_img read more