Carlos Tevez' notorious agent key in Tottenham's Willian move

Willian is closing on a move to Tottenham Hotspur, finally fulfilling his dream to playing in the Premier League.

Tottenham Hotspur are hoping to announce the signing of Willian before the end of the week, the latest signing in an impressive spending spree by the club.

In doing so, Spurs will also be launching a relationship with one of the most notorious agents in English football, Kia Joorabchian.

Joorabchian was the man behind Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano's controversial transfer to West Ham United, when they were actually owned by third party owners MSI.

He helped convince Tevez to join Manchester City, where his client Mark Hughes was manager at the time.

Joorabchian denied in May that he was in part responsible for Hughes' failure at QPR, after fingers had been pointed at his assistance in closing several deals, but he claimed it was in fact just one - Julio Cesar.

Last night Tottenham transfer target Willian thanked 'the best agents in the world', posting a photo of himself next to Kia Joorabchian, with his dream of playing in the Premier League soon to be realised.

It would appear one of the richest agents in football is about to get... even richer.

Spurs fans are you excited about Willian's arrival?

image: © Crystian Cruz

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