Ex-Tottenham winger Iago Falque delighted with his form and goals for Genoa

Genoa v Catania at the Marassi

The Spanish forward has surprised himself with his form since leaving Tottenham permanently.

Still just 25 years old, Spaniard Iago Falque has become something of a journeyman, having accumulated a list of eight clubs on his footballing CV. However, it's with his eighth that he finally seems to have found his feet, carving out a solid niche for himself with Italian side, Genoa

Speaking to Sky Sports Italia, after scoring the decisive second goal for Genoa against Cagliari on Saturday, his seventh of the campaign so far in Serie A, Falque enthused: "Being the leading scorer for my team is a surprise, I wasn't expecting it."

Those goals and his excellent form for Genoa, are helping push the team closer to a European finish this season. Falque believes there's still plenty of work to be done though, commenting: "Europe? We can keep dreaming. We've just got to keep going and doing that, we can finish amongst the European positions at the end of the season."

To do that, Falque believes: "We have to make the most of our matches against teams, who theoretically, are weaker than ourselves."

Finally and regarding whether Tottenham might now be regretting letting him go, Falque concluded: "The past? Genoa have shown their confidence in me. The manager keeps picking me in the team, and I'm happy to have responded well."

Falque made just 12 appearances for Tottenham, with most of his time spent out on loan, including a short spell with Southampton, followed by returns to Spain with Almeria and Rayo Vallecano.

Amidst a wealth of interest from various modest Spanish clubs, the asking price from Tottenham was too high for them, but wasn't enough to dissuade Genoa from making their move.

Spurs recouped a fee of £1.76 million for the player, but given his form this season, might just be pondering whether their sale was perhaps a little hasty.

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