Lord Sugar pleads for Manchester United to sign Soldado from Spurs

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Former Tottenham chairman clearly unimpressed with Spaniard so far.

Roberto Soldado has not enjoyed an ideal start to life at Tottenham but he could surely do without public criticism from a high profile supporter.

Former Tottenham chairman, and continued fan, Lord Alan Sugar persists with taking shots at the club - upset with their form.

He regularly criticised former manager Andre Villas-Boas but perhaps galled by losing a £5,000 bet on the result of the weekend's FA Cup loss to Arsenal, has turned his attention to striker Roberto Soldado.

He tweeted this afternoon...

While David Moyes is a desperate manager right now, a move for a striker is hardly high on his priority list.

Soldado cost in the region of £26 million, and any money United have like that will be going on a midfielder.

The Spaniard has five Premier League goals in 18 games, but just one has come from open play with the rest from the penalty spot.

His game has taken on a new dimension with Emmanuel Adebayor called back up to partner him in attack but his goalscoring still remains an issue.

Nonetheless any public criticism and jokes from high profile supporters is unlikely to be of any help.

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