Tottenham Attempt Last Ditch Move For Rafael Van Der Vaart

Chris Wright

31st, August 2010


By Chris Wright

WITH just 4 minutes’ worth of sand left in the transfer window hourglass, the news broke that Tottenham had launched a sensational last-ditch bid to sign Real Madrid midfielder Rafael Van der Vaart, after apparently agreeing a sizeable £25 million (or €25 million, depending on which source you choose to believe) for the Dutch international.

If Spurs managed to file the relevant papers before the deadline passed then they will be granted a further period of grace in which to conduct their negotiations with Real and with Van der Vaart himself.

However, details of the potential transfer are understandably a little thin on the ground as I write this, but we’ll bring you updates as and when they filter through to us…