Ready for Premier League return?
It’s just as well, then, that some clubs prefer players at the other end of their careers. Spurs, for example, who were turned down by Corinthians’ Ronaldo this summer, are ready to make a January move for O Fenomeno. Failing that ‘Arry Redknapp fancies Manchester City’s Benjani or Real’s Ruud van Nistelrooy. (Guardian)
“You’ve seen the past six years how I play. January is a good moment to look around. If there is anything more, I can always take a look,”
“My contract ends after this season, so if I can play on, I will.” (Various)
Harry Redknapp is known to be an admirer of the former Man United Hotshot and now that he is approaching the last leg of his Real Madrid contract he will be available on the cheap come January and for free come the summer so it would be a wise move for the Tottenham boss to consider.
After finding himself pushed down the pecking order at the Bernabeu by the recent influx of new signings, many thought the Dutchman may have left in the transfer window that just slammed shut, but clearly he was led to believe he could still muster a way into the La Liga giants starting line up but as yet this has not proven to be the case.
Clearly at 33 he doesn’t have that many seasons in him but he is still pretty fit and he has been very prolific whilst in La Liga, netting 63 goals in 93 games, so could be worth the estimated £3m outlay it would cost in January. Such a move would make even more sense if, as reported, Robbie Keane was considering a move to Celtic