Spurs stopper excited by AVB appointment but unlikely to sign new deal

10:32 26 July 2012

Andre Villas-Boas

Andre Villas-Boas

EMPICS Sport

Transfer news: Heurelho Gomes is likely to leave when his contract expires

Tottenham goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes believes that Andre Villas-Boas will kick-start his career at White Hart Lane but admitted he is unlikely to sign a new deal with the club.

The 31-year-old is likely to move back to Brazil when his contract expires and revealed that Atletico Mineiro wanted to sign him under Redknapp but the club wanted too high a transfer fee.

“I’m sure that Villas-Boas’ arrival is going to help me,” continued Gomes. “He is great and he wants to do the best for Tottenham. I’m sure he will achieve many things here. I hope I could play in his team until 2014.

“I have two more years under contract at Spurs and I intend to fulfil them. But I’m tired of Europe, I have reached my limit here.

“I’m 31 years old and I’m thinking about moving back to Brazil.

“Atletico Mineiro wanted me, but Tottenham asked them to pay a fortune of £8million for me and the negotiation finished.”

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Submit your Tottenham player ratings

Latest Tottenham news

Monday, April 27, 2015
Winner of the PFA's Young Player of the Year, Harry Kane (Barrington Coombs/PA Wire)

Tottenham striker Harry Kane carried off the PFA Young Player of the Year award after a stunning season which has seen him break the 30-goal barrier.

Here is a look at some of the telling figures in his career to date.

Monday, April 27, 2015
Christian Eriksen: “I always wanted to play in Europe, to be seen there or in the Premier League

A Europa League spot would help to lure Tottenham’s transfer targets to White Hart Lane this summer, according to Christian Eriksen, who says it was a factor in his decision to sign for Spurs in 2013.

Monday, April 27, 2015
Yannick Bolasie of Crystal Palace (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Tottenham have reportedly entered the race to sign Crystal Palace’s Yannick Bolasie at the end of the season.

Monday, April 27, 2015
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho believes the PFA Team of the Year should have included 11 Chelsea players.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Two phones. Same phone case. Genius.

To celebrate the launch of the first luxury dual phone case, PearPeel, we are giving away two of the black leather Rocha cases, perfect for holding two iPhone 6 handsets.

Read more

Spurs Transfer News