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Sevilla offer Spurs bargain Spanish star

Date: 8th December 2012 at 4:45 pm
Written by: | Comments (8)

Tottenham fans were left enjoying their evening pints after Metro journalist Jamie Sanderson arrived at the Football Transfer Tavern with news that Sevilla are ready to offer long-term target Alvaro Negredo to the White Hart Lane club in a cut-price January deal.

Sanderson propped up on a bar stool to explain to punters that former manager Harry Redknapp has previously enquired about signing the 27-year-old during last summer and now Sevilla are prepared to sell him to Spurs providing they fork out the £17 million asking price.

The La Liga side are currently in the depths of a huge financial crisis and need to offload their main talents in an attempt to pay off around £15 million worth of debt. The striker demonstrated his full worth to his current side on Friday night coming off the bench to secure a 2-2 draw for his team with a stoppage time equaliser against Espanyol.

Sevilla rejected a bid thought to be around £25m from Spurs on transfer deadline day so this deal would represent value for money for Andre Villas-Boas as he seeks to build a team capable of challenging for Champions League qualification.

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8 thoughts on “Sevilla offer Spurs bargain Spanish star

  • DAVSPURS
    2 years ago

    We don’t have a problem scoring its keeping goals out where we struggle we have no clean sheets this season. If we had a few more we would be near the top a better option is Michu.

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    • spuds4me
      2 years ago

      sure we’ve had clean sheets this; 2 in europe v lazio, plus v villa and fulham!

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  • sybrian
    2 years ago

    Cut price 17m????

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  • WPB
    2 years ago

    Got enough strikers around the 30 year old mark and a few young ones to come through. Certainly not for £17 million!

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  • smooth and round
    2 years ago

    Oo!!

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  • Wengersacock
    2 years ago

    If they are offering him to us at a cut price then there is something wrong, they are trying to get their own back for selling them Zakora

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  • Zoran Zuze
    2 years ago

    100%. Defoe is too inconsistent and Adebayor and Dempsey are more auxiliary strikers than out and out goalscorers – particularly in the 18. GBP 17m is about the right price for him. Top player without a doubt.

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    • spuds4me
      2 years ago

      defoe inconsistent? just which planet do you live on!!

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