I was wrong to join Tottenham: Iago Falque speaks about his time in London

The Spanish attacker is now having an impact at AS Roma.

Former Tottenham Hotspur talent Iago Falque has been speaking to the press in Italy about his career this week.

Speaking to Il Tempo, as quoted by AS Roma Channel, he had this to say about his time at Tottenham:

“I was wrong to go to England, there it was tough and no one gave me a chance. Tottenham had players like [Gareth] Bale and [Rafael] Van der Vaart so it was not so easy to find space.”

Certainly not the warmest of eulogies, but he also admits that the troubles he had at Tottenham proved to be worth it:

“Then at Rayo Vallecano things finally started going my way, last year at Genoa was my best season and now I got a great team. So I say to myself that in the end it was worth it to take this path."

The Spaniard has an illustrious history. Spells at Real Madrid, Juventus and Barcelona were the precursor to his Spurs arrival in 2012.

But he struggled with injury problems at White Hart Lane and last summer, after an impressive loan spell at Rayo Vallecano, it was confirmed by Italian side Genoa that they had signed Falque, for a fee reported to be in the £4 million region according to Spanish site Vavel.

This summer, after an excellent debut in Italy, Roma snapped him up and Falque is now hoping to go on and become a star in both Italy and the Champions League.

Tottenham fans will certainly be keeping tabs on the performances of Falque during his debut season at Roma as they can begin to see what they are missing out on.

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