To see just how far Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has progressed over the last five to ten years is startling – with Real Madrid’s continual reported interest in our players a case in point.
After Luka Modric and Gareth Bale moved to the Spanish capital, endless fabricated transfer rumours over more Spurs stars heading to the Santiago Bernabeu is a frustration to the supporters.
Another train of thought could possibly be that the speculation is a compliment to Tottenham and the excellent squad Mauricio Pochettino has at his disposal.
Madrid seen just how good Spurs are first-hand in the Champions League group stages, where four points from a possible six were achieved by the English outfit.
Spanish newspaper Sport has this week been weighing up potential new goalkeepers for Real Madrid to sign, with Tottenham stalwart Hugo Lloris one of the names mentioned in the article.
However, in more reassuring news for Spurs fans, the article states that the France international is happy in North London and as such the 31-year-old ‘does not seem like an option’.
What the rest of the Spanish press and Real Madrid need to start to recognise is that the majority of Spurs’ players are happy at the Premier League side and that Tottenham will not be bullied.
Talk of Harry Kane moving to La Liga is incessant and annoying, but the striker has repeatedly said that he is happy playing for his boyhood club.
As such, when this summer rolls around and the Spanish press are reporting on possible new signings for Madrid, here’s hoping that they see the Tottenham talisman Kane as ‘not a real option’ due to his contentment in North London.