Date: 19th November 2007 at 10:24am
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Sometimes you can’t help but laugh at the tentative nature of links reported in the papers. It is fine when there is a semblance of fact in the report and I must admit, I do love the transfer speculation, but not when it links our star striker (for the thickies, the joke was obviously lost, he has 3 goals for us I would have thought the title would make it clear he is a defender) Martin Laursen to a small club (that’ll get them hopping up and down in the capital) like Spurs.

According to the Daily Mail, who must be short on reports concerning immigrants or royals today so have a bit of space to fill, Espanyol have told Tottenham that Dani Jarque is not for sale so Damien Comolli (Sports chief) watch Blues v Villa to size Laursen up.

Laursen has said he has no idea as to his future at Villa and that he might have to look at options if a new contract isn’t offered by Villa. The former AC Milan player will have no shortage of suitors I’m sure, trouble is for all the suitors, he’s not going anywhere, Villa aren’t daft enough to let his quality go, especially not on a free.