Troy Deeney admits he had ‘a conversation’ with Spurs over move

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Troy Deeney has revealed that Tottenham Hotspur showed an interest in signing him last year.

The striker completed his exit from Watford this summer, ended his 11-year association at Vicarage Road when he joined boyhood club Birmingham City on two-year deal (Sky Sports).

In an interview with The Evening Standard as part of the release of newly-released memoir, the 33-year-old admitted that he had offers to leave the Hornets prior to moving back to Birmingham having held a discussion with Tottenham.

He told the Evening Standard when speaking about Spurs: “There was a conversation on the phone.”

Deeney had suffered relegation to the Championship and despite having been linked with a move to North London while Jose Mourinho was in charge, he remained at the club and secured a return to the Premier League at the first attempt.

Tottenham instead brought in Carlos Vinicius on a season long loan deal from Benfica, with the Brazilian admitting earlier this month that the Premier League outfit did want to sign him (Zero Zero).

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