Spurs miss out on another striking target


Tottenham Hotspur have missed out on signing Montenegro international forward Mirko Vucinic.

The striker has joined Juventus in a £13.1million deal from Serie ‘A’ rivals Roma and has penned a four-year deal.

Vucinic’s name featured regularly on a lot of Spurs forums about a possible move to the Lane, but it’s a case of not to be once again.

“Juventus have done well to take Vucinic, he’s a great signing,” Montenegro Football Federation president Dejan Savicevic  told Tuttosport.

“With him, the black and whites can get back to winning ways. He’s a great player, one of the best five or six strikers in the world.

“And now that he’s matured this transfer will allow him to take a definite step up in quality.

“He could have gone to Chelsea or Manchester United because Mirko has the ability to play in big clubs and he deserves it.

“Football goes in cycles, as happened with Milan. After some tough seasons Juventus should get back to being one of the best.”

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  1. There are so many talented strikers around Europe and so why are the rumours always only about two or three players? Very strange.

  2. harry and levy are just not interested in getting new signings; just fooling the supporters. maybe waiting to dispose off some deadwood from whl; anyway who wants them – i guess wont even take them foc, all teams have got some new signings except for spurs . a case of deceiving the supporters who are always there thro' thick n thin, really sad.


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