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Posted on 19 July 2002  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

The Mirror say that Sergei Rebrov has handed in a transfer request and is desperate to leave the Lane.

The report claims that the club have been attempting to offload our record signing, but have received no offers. His request is said to have received no answer yet from the board.

"I will do everything possible to quit Spurs," Sergei is quoted as saying. "I have spoken to the management and have told them I want to leave. The club did not seem to be against it and nor do I think they want much for me.

"I have always liked Dynamo Kiev and my soul is still with them."

The report ends by saying Glenn is keen to offload Sergei to finance a bid for Sunderland's Kevin Phillips.

A snippet in the The Star reports on the return to the club of Canadian keeper Lars Hirschfeld for a further trial period.