Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United are jostling to bring Jordan Veretout back to the Premier League, after he was “shelved” by Jose Mourinho at Roma, reports in Italy claim.Veretout previously spent a season with Aston Villa, suffering relegation from the Premier League. Since then, he has rebuilt his reputation in Europe – or at least he was doing until this season.
The Frenchman joined Roma from Fiorentina in 2019 and was a regular in his first two seasons. However, the box-to-box midfielder has suffered a steep decline in form in his third year in the Italian capital.
Consequently, former Tottenham head coach Mourinho has dropped him to a role where …