Tottenham news: Lineker sends Maddison transfer message as Winks sends emotional goodbye

All the latest Tottenham Hotspur news and transfer gossip including updates on James Maddison, Harry Winks and Ange Postecoglou
Your morning Tottenham Hotspur digest on Sunday, July 2.

Spurs and Leicester hero Gary Lineker has wished James Maddison well after the England international completed a move from the Foxes to the Lillywhites.

“You’ve been brilliant for @LCFC and you’ll be great for @SpursOfficial,” Lineker wrote on Twitter. “Thank you and good luck.”Harry Winks goodbye message

Harry Winks has written an emotional goodbye message to Spurs supporters after his move to Leicester City was confirmed yesterday afternoon.

Writing on Instagram, Winks said: “Joining my boyhood club at the age of 5, it was always my dream to wear the Spurs shirt just once. 203 appearances, champions league final and so many amazing memories later I can hand on heart say I have achieved the things the 5 year old me could only have ever dreamt about.
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“Now it is time for the next chapter and I am excited for the challenges ahead. I’d like to thank everyone at the club for everything they’ve done for me but most of all I want to thank the fans for the love and support over the last 21 years.”

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Postecoglou explains Maddison and Vicariomoves

Spurs boss Ange Postecoglou has claimed that new signings James Maddison and Guglielmo Vicario will bring exactly what he wants from his players.

“It’s not just about the talent they bring as footballers. It’s what they bring as people as well because we are going to play football that requires a certain type of personality and character,” Postecoglou said in his first lengthy club interview. “Both those guys have got it in abundance. I could hear it in their voices when I spoke to them.

“I had a couple of chats with both of them before we signed them and I knew that they were the right types to bring into the dressing room. Part of the driver is that if I can see that in them this is their preferred destination for the right reasons, that’s enormous.