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Tottenham ‘spearheaded Sam Johnstone’s transfer war with Leeds and West Ham as Jose Mourinho keeps an eye on West Brom goalkeeper’

TOTTENHAM led the transfer war for Sam Johnstone against Leeds and West Ham, according to reports.

The West Brom goalkeeper, 28, has been in fine form for the Baggies this term.


Sam Johnstone is a transfer target for Tottenham, Leeds and West Ham this summerCredit: AFP

And ESPN state Jose Mourinho is lining up an effort to provide competition for Hugo Lloris.

The Englishman’s contract at The Hawthorns expires next year and the report adds he will be available for around £ 10m due Baggies’ relegation ability.

That supposedly has sparked interest from West Ham and Leeds, who may also try to cut prices.

Johnstone may have conceded the most goals in the Premier League this season but boasts an impressive record of 117 saves despite his team’s struggles – making him Tam’s first sunbae Professor called for the March international team.

Llorishowever, was a constant between the given rods Spurs, made 85 saves and 10 kept clean sheets.

The Tottenham player enjoys a better save rate of 72% compared to Johnstone’s 66%.

France’s World Cup champions are also aiming for one transfered by former boss Mauricio Pochettino at Paris Saint-Germain.

Johnstone is from the academy in Manchester United but has already signed up for seven EFL loans.


He signed a contract with West Brom for £ 6.5 million in 2018 – with the Red Devils having to pay a sell-off fee if the Western Midlands let him go this summer.

In nearly three seasons, the goalkeeper has only missed one match in the club tournament, keeping 14 clean sheets in the 2019-20 promotion campaign.

And it is assumed he will create stronger, cheaper competition for Lloris than the current No2. Joe Hart.

The 33-year-old moved to Spurs last summer on a two-year deal worth more than £ 52,000 per week but is a minor player not used in every Premier League game this term.

According to SunSport, Tottenham is also Consider supporting Johnstone’s Trio teammates Dean Henderson and Nick Pope.

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Hugo Lloris is the current No. 1 at Spurs while Joe Hart sits on the sidelines as a substitute


Hugo Lloris is the current No. 1 at Spurs while Joe Hart is on the benchCredit: Getty
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