Juande Ramos is reportedly all set to bid for a Rangers favourite as the Scottish side prepares for a season without European football and the cash they would have claimed from a Champions League adventure.
SPURS are ready to prey on Rangers’ £12million Euro misery with a swoop for Carlos Cuellar.
Cuellar, right, is known to Spurs boss Juande Ramos, left, from his time in La Liga with Osasuna.
Spurs scouts saw some of his excellent displays last season while monitoring £9m Alan Hutton.
And they could move for £12m-rated Cuellar as a direct replacement for outgoing stopper Younes Kaboul.
Gers’ Champions League defeat in Lithuania blew a massive hole in their income streams.
It also left shattered gaffer Walter Smith, right, with little cash to rebuild his squad.
Smith may be forced to sell before he can add the newcomers he so badly needs. And Premier League predators are now hovering over Ibrox and preparing bids for some of his key stars. (Scottish Sun)
Rangers fans worry that Newcastle and Spurs target Cuellar could be sold to make up financial shortfall after Euro exit
Walter Smith’s summer signings and the future of fans’ favourite and star property Carlos Cuellar are also certain to be high on the agenda.
The session was arranged before the Champions League calamity in Kaunas and the Rangers Supporters’ Assembly, an umbrella organisation, will lead the grilling with representatives flying in from North America, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East and Northern Ireland.
Cuellar’s absence from the Kaunas games means he could play in Europe for any buyer and, after a superb first season, he would command a fee that would recoup much of the £10million hole that the exit will leave on the Ibrox balance sheet. (Mail Online)
Some reports suggest that the Spaniard had been eager to pledge his allegiance to the Glasgow outfit but following their embarrassing defeat to Lithuanian opponents in the Champions League qualifying round it appears he have to be on his way. Walter Smith will not want to sell one of his prized assets but he may have no choice if he needs to make up for the lost revenue, the Rangers fans will be very upset if they lost Cuellar who won multiple awards last season for his consistent performances at the heart of the Ibrox defence. Such a signing would be fantastic news for Tottenham how have an excellent partnership in Woodgate and King but not much else to call upon in the centre back position and Carlos would definitely challenge them all the way for a first team spot. Do Spurs fans think this signing would be a great addition to an already impressive squad and do Rangers fans think they will lose the former Osasuna man?