'Huge Coup for Spurs' - Exclusive: Pundit reacts as Juve star drops transfer reveal
Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira has issued a “come and get me plea” to Tottenham, according to Paul Robinson.
The former White Hart Lane number one, speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs, claimed that it is “huge” to see the club linked with a player of the 33-year-old’s calibre.
Khedira is into the final eight months of his contract in Turin and could sign a pre-contract with a Premier League club in January.
Speaking to Sky Germany, the 2014 World Cup winner said that he dreams of playing in the Premier League and would be keen to reunite with Jose Mourinho having worked with the Portuguese manager at Real Madrid.
Robinson said the holding midfielder’s comments demonstrated the pulling power of Mourinho.
“It sounds like a come and get me plea to Spurs,” he told Football Insider.
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“It shows you the credibility and draw that Jose Mourinho has got.
“Carlo Ancelotti has shown his pull at Everton and Jose Mourinho has the same effect on Spurs. He has a certain relationship with players he previously managed and players will want to come to the club because of it.
“It is a huge coup for Spurs to have a manager with a reputation like his in the game.
“It is huge to see the club linked with players like that. I would love to see him in the Premier League – the best league in the world.”
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