Tottenham playmaker’s lawyer explains why sale fell through

10:27 23 May 2012

Giovani Dos Santos has been linked with numerous Spanish and Italian sides

Giovani Dos Santos has been linked with numerous Spanish and Italian sides

Archant

Tottenham transfer news; Giovani Dos Santos’s move to Villareal called off after Spanish side are relegated

Tottenham’s wantaway wing man Givani Dos Santos would have moved to Villareal this summer were it not for their relegation from La Liga, according to the player’s agent.

The Mexican has failed to win a regular place in Spurs’ starting XI and rejected a £13million move to Udinese last summer.

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp is keen to bring in funds to boost a summer of spending and Dos Santos’ days at White Hart Lane look numbered.

“We were very advanced in negotiations with Villarreal so that Giovani could join them next season, but with their relegation everything has been halted,” Vicente Montes told Mexican newspaper La Afición.

Dos Santos has spent loan spells at Ipswich Town, Galatasary and Racing and Montes is adamant where the player wants to be playing his football next season.

“Gio’s idea is to play in Spain,” he added. “He wants to play there because he’s done well, he made progress and he wants to restart his career in that league.”

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

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Harry Kane of Spurs  (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Harry Kane was pleased to help Tottenham get back to winning ways as he scored his 30th goal of the season in Spurs’ 3-1 Premier League victory at Newcastle.

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Harry Kane of Spurs scores their third goal  (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Harry Kane struck yet again as Tottenham beat Newcastle 3-1 to condemn the Magpies to a sixth successive Premier League defeat and rekindle their own hopes of European qualification.

Sunday, April 19, 2015
West Ham United's Winston Reid (Picture: PA Wire)

Defender Winston Reid would not have signed another long-term contract with West Ham if he did not think the east London club was going places.

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Memphis Depay of PSV Eindhoven (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

PSV forward Memphis Depay has been one of the most impressive young players in Europe for a while now and his stock may be rising again.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Spurs Transfer News