Levy steps in to help Spurs get a win over Arsenal in the battle for chief scout

Daniel Levy has intervened to stop Ian Broomfield from heading to Arsenal, and has convinced him to instead return to Spurs.

The Daily Express are reporting that Tottenham have been boosted by the news that Ian Broomfield will return to the club’s scouting set-up.

Broomfield left his role as chief scout at QPR last week, with reports suggesting that Arsenal had immediately snapped up his services.

Quotes from Broomfield emerged last week suggesting that a move to the Emirates was done:

“The opportunity to work for Arsene Wenger at one of Europe’s top clubs, like Arsenal, was too good to turn down.”

“I appreciated my time at QPR with Harry, but this is an exciting challenge which I’m looking forward to,” he said.

Though it now looks as though Levy has helped Spurs to entice Broomfield back to the club, stealing him from under the noses of the Gunners.

Broomfield left Spurs as chief scout when Andre Villas-Boas took over at the club in 2012, and subsequently joined up with Harry Redknapp once more at QPR.

His return to Spurs suggests that Levy is looking to re-shape the squad in the summer, with Broomfield’s eye for talent likely to be key in doing so.

He was responsible for several key signings at Spurs before departing, with the likes of Dimitar Berbatov, Luka Modric, Gareth Bale, Jan Vertonghen, Moussa Dembele, Sandro and Hugo Lloris all signed while Broomfield was part of the set-up at White Hart Lane.

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