It appears that Ramos is already busily coming up with ways to spend the cash he will get from the sales of Keane and Berbatov. At least that’s what this source will have us believe!
Juande Ramos will launch a £57million spending spree after being promised all the cash from the sale of Dimitar Berbatov and Robbie Keane.
The Spurs boss is planning a quadruple swoop for strikers Diego Milito and Roman Pavlyuchenko, plus wingers David Bentley and Diego Capel.
Real Zaragoza are ready to sell Milito for £10m after their relegation from La Liga.
Ramos plans to team him up with Pavlyuchenko, the man who scored both of Russia’s goals when they beat England in a Euro 2008 qualifier last October.
Spartak Moscow have already rejected Tottenham’s £10m bid for the 26-year-old striker, and claim they will not sell to a club who have not qualified for the Champions League.
But the Londoners are confident an improved offer of about £15m will clinch a deal.
Blackburn snubbed Spurs’ £12m offer for Bentley last week and will not sell for less than £17m. Seville left winger Capel, 20, could cost at least £15m.
Spurs’ initial £12.5m bid for Capel included the proviso the Spaniards dropped their £3m compensation claim for Ramos. (The Sun)
Well this is the mother of all spending sprees, but could it really happen? Clearly if Ramos was forced to sell Dimitar and Robbie, then the cash would surely be given to the Spaniard to replace them? Of the quartet mentioned in this report, I would have thought that Milito and Capel were Ramos’ most sought-after targets as they seem to suit the style of play that the former Sevilla manager is looking to move towards. Who would Spurs fans like to see at the club if they do end up losing their dream team strike-pairing?