Joao Moutinho has been reflecting on his career so far, and the AS Monaco has no regrets despite appearing puzzled at lack of big name bids.
However they finish the season, Tottenham Hotspur have work to do in the transfer market this summer, and would they consider losing their star man if they could land Moutinho and Damiao as a result?
The Mexican midfielder is reportedly closing in on a move to Porto this January, which would beg the question whether he is being brought in to replace a Portuguese midfielder strongly coveted by Tottenham Hotspur.
Rumours around White Hart Lane suggest that they have funds to make a marquee signing this January, should that money be put towards trying to get the Portuguese player they came so close to buying in the summer?
A busy summer ensured Tottenham Hotspur stayed competitive in the race for the Champions League despite the departure and retirement of key men like Luka Modric, Ledley King and Rafael van der Vaart. Will they build on that with plenty of signings in January?
Andre Villas-Boas watched Porto play PSG during the week, with plenty of reports saying he was again scouting Joao Moutinho, but the Portuguese midfielder is very unlikely to move anywhere in January.