Report: An update on Fernando Llorente’s contract at Tottenham

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Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur’s Fernando Llorente became somewhat of a cult hero last season after Harry Kane was struck down with two separate ankle ligament injuries.

The former World Cup winner stepped up into the first team and took the Champions League by storm en route to the final.

Llorente flicked home a header against Dortmund, before scoring the dramatic winner against Man City at the Etihad in the next round.

When it came to the semi-finals against Ajax in Amsterdam, Spurs looked down and out until Llorente flicked on a last minute header to find Dele Alli, who set up Moura for the winner.

Unfortunately, Llorente couldn’t repeat the magic in his Champions League final cameo, but the 34-year-old certainly proved his worth to the Spurs faithful.

However, it is still uncertain as to whether he will be at the club next year, as his contract technically ran out on June 30, but no announcement has been made by Spurs.

Football London claims that Llorente’s status has not yet changed, meaning that he has not been released as of yet.

Despite this, no announcement either way would suggest that some decisions still have to be made. Perhaps Spurs or Llorente are weighing up other options before making a choice, or maybe they are simply discussing new contract terms.

It remains to be seen how this one plays out. Do you want to see Fernando at Spurs next season?

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  1. Probably as an act of charity; Fernando allowed his brother Chus to act as his agent. Regrettably chus hasv proven to be a mouthy, unskilled little weasel that has been bad mouthing Spurs, and Levy and Poch fo r the past 6-8 months at least. I don’t blame anyone at Spurs for not wanting contact with Chus. Perhaps if he fails to find a satisfactory job for Fernando; Spurs might give Fernando a new contract provisional to Chus being sent back to the farm.


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