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Watford break club-record fee for Spurs midfielder

Capoue has joined Watford. Credit: PA

Watford have announced the signing of midfielder Etienne Capoue from Tottenham for a club-record fee.

The 26-year-old has penned a four-year contract with the Barclays Premier League new boys, and is now set to join up with the Hornets for pre-season training.

Capoue made 24 league appearances for Spurs after arriving at White Hart Lane in 2013 from French side Toulouse.

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Spurs legend Greaves leaves hospital

Jimmy Greaves has considerably improved. Credit: PA

Former England and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves has left hospital just over a month after suffering a severe stroke.

The 75-year-old was admitted into intensive care on May 3 but his friend and agent Terry Baker has now confirmed Greaves "has left hospital and entered a rehabilitation unit for the next few weeks".

Baker added in a statement on Facebook: "He has improved considerably but there is still a very long way to go."

Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris open to joining Man Utd

Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris could not hide his feelings when asked whether he would join Manchester United if David de Gea leaves for Real Madrid.

Lloris would be a target for Man Utd if De Gea leaves. Credit: PA

Lloris is reportedly on a United shortlist of possible replacements for De Gea, who is said to be considering his future with only one year left on his Old Trafford contract and Madrid keen on taking him back to Spain.

In comments carried in The Sun, Lloris said: "For the moment there is a goalkeeper at United and we are watchful of his situation. You have to keep a certain calm with all this.

"If things should happen then they'll happen naturally."

Lloris, 28, joined Spurs from Lyon in 2012 and has made 99 league appearances. He is under contract at White Hart Lane until 2019.

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