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Speaking to Sky Sports Harry has just confirmed that Tottenham are trying to sign Van Der Vaart for £8million. Harry confirmed after reports that Tottenham had made a last minute deal to land the Dutch World Cup star.
Harry said that Spurs are just waiting for the FA to confirm the paperwork was all completed before the 6pm deadline and it seems as though Tottenham may just have beat the deadline.
Van Der Vaart will move to White Hart Lane for around £8million which is a snip, after falling out of favour at Real. This could be our marquee signing that we were promised.
Harry said he rated VDV as a top top player and will add strength to our midfield, he is a top passer of the ball, he also added. Spurs will have to wait for the FA to confirm the transfer before an official announcement is made.
Take a sneak preview at what we can expect.
Without a doubt a quality player and he will be adored by us Spurs fans.
Well we left it late as usual to try to sign a player on deadline day and it seems as though we will have to wait untill Van Der Vaart will be confirmed or not as a Spurs player. Below is how I think the phone call went.
Harry – Watch Ya Jose its Harry
Jose - Hello Mr Redknapp how may I help you
Harry – Well Jose I don’t know if you know but the transfer window closes here in England in 5 mins and I need to sign a player, have you got any for sale me old mucker.
Jose – Ah Harry I am the special one and I might be able to help you out
Harry – Triffic Jose who have you got?
Jose – I have Rafael Van Der Vaart for sale Harry, would you like to buy him?
Harry – Oh I don’t know much about him, haven’t you got any players I have previously managed for sale?
Jose – Only Diarra but you already have signed one ex gooner this summer
Harry – Oh yeah good point, ok tell me more about Van Der Vaart
Jose – Well he is Dutch and played in the World Cup Final
Harry – OOOHH World Cup Final, ok I will take him because we only have 3 mins left before the window shuts, can you put him on the phone?
Jose – Not so fast Harry let’s talk money, I want £20mil
Harry – No chance make it £10mil
Jose – Ah Harry I heard you were a bit of a wheeler dealer
Harry – I’M NOT A F**KING WHEELER DEALER I AM A F**KING FOOTBALL MANAGER , F**K OFF *hangs up*
Jose – *rings back* Ok Harry I am sorry I was only joking because I am the special on remember.
Harry – Now we only have one minute left and I haven’t even spoken to Van Der Vaart yet, you will have to forge his signature Jose and fax me the paper work over, I will throw you a bung for your efforts.
Jose – Ok Harry you can have him for £8mil
Harry – Triffic stuff Jose but if Daniel Levy asks tell him we agreed £10mil ok?
Jose – Whatever Harry I am the special one, thank you
Sky Sports are reporting Spurs may be in for a last minute bid for Rafael Van Der Vaart, if this is true then that’s more like it…..
Seems some frantic activity has been going on in the final moments down at Tottenham and Sky Sports are reporting that it is for a deal that would see Rafael Van Der Vaart join Tottenham. Van Der Vaart is surplus to requirements at Real Madrid and after a fine World Cup with Holland would be a real steal for Tottenham.
Reports are saying that Spurs have made a bid for Van Der Vaart but whether or not that has gone through or not remains to be confirmed, we will find out within the next hour.
David Bentley will join Fulham on loan but it seems that this deal is dependant on whether Spurs manage to land the Dutch star. So the next hour or two should be very interesting and intense for both players and fans as we await to find out whether we have landed a top class player.
The deadline has now passed and reporters are working on finding out if Tottenham managed to do any last minute business.
It seems as though we could be in for a long wait to see whether this deal has gone through or not, like when Arsenal fans had to wait to find out if the Arshavin deal had gone through in time.
Just watched an interview with Mark Hughes and he has played down the loan move for David Bentley although we will have to wait and see later on.
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Oh god, is this going to be our marquee signing that we have been promised? the one player that would push us onto the next level, a Liverpool bench warmer.
Sky Sports have reported that Ryan Babel has flown by helicopter to London for talks over a £10million move to Spurs, yes you hear right, if it isn’t bad enough we are buying him we are also prepared to shell out £10million.
There’s no doubt that on his day he can score a goal that can win us the odd game or two but having watched him for a few seasons now he seems to be one of the most inconsistent players I have ever seen.
On a plus side he was always regarded highly in Spurs and there is a chance that under Benitez that he just wasn’t managed right and maybe Harry can turn around the players fortunes. However you have to wonder with the arrival of Hodgson if Babel is a decent player then why has Hodgson decided to let him go so soon. Maybe Roy has seen what a lot of us suspect, that Babel just isn’t the class act many thought he would be as a youngster.
So after hearing this and after all the hype, personally I would give anything to be linked with Scott Parker again instead of Babel. However I will and do trust in Harry.
Liverpool have had a bid of £9million for Carlton Cole which means that Babel could also possibly be moved to West Ham as part of the deal and more than likely that will be the outcome. If Cole is going to Liverpool it means West Ham could command Babel on a season long loan due to limited time to find a replacement.
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Watching Sky Sports News and the reporters collared Harry and asked if any transfers were on the cards for Tottenham. Harry point blank said no nothing and added he would be very surprised if any deals.
Harry did say except one or two loan deals for the youngsters he could see it being a quiet day for Spurs, he does like to play things down and he does like to toy with the media so don’t be surprised if he has something up his sleeve.
Redknapp denied links with Pienaar of Everton and when asked if there is anyone he would really like to sign he joked that he would like to sign Lionel Messi.
So Harry says no deals for Tottenham today but do we believe him? I am not convinced as we know Harry likes to toy with the media and throw them off the trail.
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