It was hardly the dream move for Roberto Soldado when he swapped sunny Spain for North London back in 2013. The Lilywhites signed the Spaniard from Valencia for £26m in August, but he failed to get up and running in the Premier League (BBC).
Soldado had made a career for himself across a number of different stints at various Spanish clubs, including Real Madrid, Getafe, Valencia, and Osasuna.
He bagged 81 goals in 141 games for Valencia, as well as 33 in 66 for Getafe, four in 19 for Madrid, and 13 in 44 for Osasuna (Wikipedia).
However, he only managed five goals in 40 matches in his last season at White Hart Lane, with 16 in 76 across his whole Spurs career.
Soldado moved back to Spain with Villarreal, before a switch to Fenerbahce and Turkey, but has now settled back in his native land with Granada.
The striker claimed in an interview with the Daily Mail that he would like to see Harry Kane one day move from England to Spain to play for the likes of Real Madrid or Barcelona.
Soldado said: “I would like to see it. I remember shooting drills in training and the way he was so prolific with both feet. If you add to that the experience he now has, I don’t think he would have a problem adapting.”
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