Alexandre Pato transfer : HUGE blow to Liverpool plan as Tottenham swoop in

Several weeks ago it seemed that a January transfer of former Golden Boy Alexandre Pato to Liverpool seemed certain. Apparently, Tottenham Hotspur did not get the message and are making serious moves to bring the former Milan star to London instead.

According to reports from the Metro and Sun Sport, Pato’s agents Giuliano Bertolucci and Kia Joorabchian are meeting with Tottenham execs in London to arrange a transfer to the Spurs.

Pato is currently on loan to Sao Paulo from Corinthians in Brazil but is expected to return to Corinthians in January.

Liverpool were believed to be the top contender for Pato’s services with Arsenal and even Manchester United all expressing some interest as well.  The Metro reported that the transfer would cost the Spurs £10.6 million

Pato won the prestigious Golden Boy Award in 2009 after a sensational season for AC Milan, scoring a career-high 15 league goals and the FIFA Confederations Cup for Brazil.

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