Report: Tottenham open negotiatons to sell Roberto Soldado, Levy demands £11m fee

Roberto Soldado

Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado could be on his way to Sevilla according to reports.

According to the Daily Mirror, Tottenham Hotspur are in talks with La Liga side Sevilla over a deal to send Roberto Soldado back to Spain.

Soldado, 30, signed for Spurs just two years ago, arriving from Valencia having smashed 81 goals in 141 games for the Spanish side before his move to London.

Despite being seen as the man to revolutionise Tottenham's attack, Soldado's time at White Hart Lane has been disastrous, scoring just 16 goals in 76 games for Spurs.

It's therefore little surprise to see Soldado linked with an exit, and a move back to Spain could be ideal for him, with The Mirror reporting that Tottenham have opened talks over a move to sell Soldado to Sevilla.

Unai Emery managed the striker during his time as Valencia boss, and now having lost his star striker Carlos Bacca at Sevilla, Soldado could be the ideal replacement.

The report states that Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is demanding an £11m fee for the misfit striker, noting that it's some way short of the £26m Spurs paid back in 2013.

Best deal for all

Soldado clearly isn't cut out to succeed in the Premier League at this stage of his career, and with seemingly no future at Spurs, he should definitely look to leave the club this summer in search of first team football.

Sevilla not only represent a great chance for Soldado to head back to his native Spain, but also to reunite with his former boss Emery, who helped get the best out of him at Valencia.

Meanwhile, the deal would give Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino money to spend on another striker who could give Harry Kane some much-needed help in attack - making the deal perfect for all parties.

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