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Brazilian striker reveals failed Tottenham bid: Is this why they signed Liverpool forward instead?

Robbie Keane made his second Spurs debut last Sunday in the north London derby, although he might never have made the switch from Anfield if the White Hart Lane club hadn’t failed with a bid for another striker!

The Daily Mail report that Wagner Love, a player who has been linked with a move to the Premier League several times before, has revealed that Tottenham made a formal bid for his services during the winter transfer window. CSKA Moscow decided that the amount on the table was nowhere near their valuation and the rest as they say…

‘Tottenham were the only team to make and official proposal,’ he said.

‘But our president did not accept it and considered it to be a low offer. Everything else was speculation.’

Did Harry Redknapp start making the eyes at Robbie Keane as soon as he failed in his bid to sign Wagner Love? Would Tottenham fans prefer to have seen the highly-rated 24-year-old Brazilian at the Lane, or does their current plight call for somebody more experienced like Keane? It’s looking likely that the Irishman would still be a Liverpool player if Spurs had been successful in their pursuit of the Love man.

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