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Spolli claims Spurs interest

Catania defender Nicolas Spolli claims that he snubbed interest from Tottenham this summer.

Last Updated: 12/09/13 at 11:52 Post Comment

Nicolas Spolli (left): Claims Tottenham wanted him

Nicolas Spolli (left): Claims Tottenham wanted him

Spurs were reported to have made a move for Spolli just before the deadline, but a deal never materialised.

Now the 30-year-old Argentine says that he made it clear to Catania - who he joined in 2009 - that he wanted to stay with them.

"I had told the president that I wanted to remain in Catania as soon as last season came to a close, before there was any talk of transfers," Spolli is quoted by La Sicilia.

"When the interest from Tottenham came in, the club didn't even need to ask me, because they knew what my intentions were.

"I am happy in Catania, it's a wonderful city and when I have the time it's incredible to enjoy both the sea and Etna."

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think all those names linked to United exits make sense. Kagawa has never really looked like hitting the form he had at Dortmund and Fellaini is radioactive after last season (even though I think he's been unfairly singled out for criticism). Nani and Anderson have had more than their fair share of chances so they are done, and Hernandez deserves better than warming a bench.

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e'll be off to Spurs (or better) in January and I don't blame him. Looking forward to re-signing Grant Holt as his replacement though.

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n fairness, he does look absolutely shattered in that photo.....

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