By Richard Parks
Tottenham fans have taken to Twitter to deliver amusing verdicts after the club announced a new deal with betting partner William Hill on Tuesday.
Spurs revealed on their official social media channels and website that the bookies had signed a multi-year contract extension.
With the transfer window to open later this week, Tottenham supporters are keen for their club to announce deals of an entirely different nature.
Many responded to the official announcement by calling on the Londoners to announce a new deal for Toby Alderweireld instead, while some sarcastically trumpeted the William Hill agreement.
Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:
YESSS WHAT A SIGNING!!!
— LP ✈️ (@Verttonghen) May 15, 2018
Can he play centre back when Toby leaves ? ????
— Mike H (@MikeHalpin8) May 15, 2018
This is not the extension we want to see
— Addicted To Spurs (@addicted_spurs) May 15, 2018
???? Will Hill”s on fire ????
— Glen B (@glenboddle) May 15, 2018
Why don’t you announce a multi year extension for alderweireld instead
— Mark McGuire (@Mark_mcguire10) May 15, 2018
Terrible news. Talksport has every show partnered with a different firm, every club has a betting partner. Allows kids to become desensitised to the risks of gambling as is endorsing their hero’s.
Would have been good to have made a stand and not had an agreement with any firm
— Paul Nolan (@__the__dude) May 15, 2018
Spurs finished third in this season’s Premier League as they secured a Champions League place for the third consecutive season.
Manager Mauricio Pochettino has revealed he will hold talks with chairman Daniel Levy this week as they lay plans for the summer’s transfer window.
It is expected some big names will leave White Hart Lane, and there will also be some significant new arrivals.
In other Tottenham news, it has been revealed by a club insider that Spurs are working on sensational deals to sign dazzling duo, and the arrival of a WORLD-CLASS player who would light up the new stadium is also on the cards.