Is this why Roberto Soldado is unlikely to leave Tottenham Hotspur in January?

Roberto Soldado

Reports in Spain claim that Roberto Soldado is happy at Tottenham Hotspur and does not want to leave in the January transfer window.

Tottenham Hotspur striker Roberto Soldado’s future remains uncertain, at least in the media.

The Spain international has struggled to score regularly since his move to Spurs from Valencia in the summer of 2013.

Soldado’s performance has also been inconsistent, with recent reports claiming that he could be let go by manager Mauricio Pochettino in the January transfer window.

However, according to reports in Spain, the player himself has no interest in leaving the North London outfit and wants to carry on at White Hart Lane.

Sport Witness reports that Madrid-based sports daily Marca believe that Soldado is happy in London and is confident of improving his form under Pochettino.

Soldado is a truly good striker, but for one reason or the other he just cannot recover the form he showed at Getafe and Valencia.

The 29-year-old arrived in the Premier League at the peak of his powers, but he has declined over the past one-and-a-half years or so.

Tottenham paid a reported £26 million to Valencia for the services of Soldado, and they are unlikely to get much of it back if they are to sell the Spaniard anytime soon.

Perhaps the (reported) fact that the former Real Madrid striker is happy in London and wants to prove himself could help him recover his form over the course of the season.

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