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Tottenham Hotspur considering move for Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster?

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly weighing up a move for 36-year-old Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster when his contract expires at the end of the season.

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly considering a surprise move for Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster in order to provide more competition for Hugo Lloris.

Only Burnley's Nick Pope and Liverpool's Alisson Becker have kept more clean sheets than Foster in the Premier League this season, with Saturday's stunning 3-0 win over Liverpool providing him with his ninth of the campaign.

The 36-year-old's tally comes despite Watford battling against relegation, having only moved out of the bottom three on goal difference courtesy of their triumph over the champions-elect this weekend.

Foster's contract is due to expire this summer and The Telegraph reports that Spurs are weighing up whether to sign the former Manchester United man on a free transfer at the end of the campaign.

Jose Mourinho is understood to want to increase the level of competition for Lloris, having seen Paulo Gazzaniga keep only two clean sheets in 18 games while deputising for the captain this season.

However, Foster may not be willing to trade a regular starting spot for a backup role, having played every single Premier League game for the Hornets since joining from West Bromwich Albion in 2018.

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Tuesday's key events


DIVING
· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

ATHLETICS
· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

SAILING
· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

FOOTBALL
· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

CYCLING
· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

BOXING
· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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