Roberto Soldado sends message to Tottenham and club's fans respond

The Spanish striker recently swapped Tottenham Hotspur for Villarreal.

Spanish striker Roberto Soldado took to Twitter on Saturday to send a special message to his former club Tottenham Hotspur ahead of their match against Stoke City.

The 30-year-old has just completed a move back to his homeland, signing for La Liga side Villarreal on a four-year deal. But he clearly still has the North London club on his mind and wished them luck for their first home match of the new campaign.

Soldado failed to live up to his reputation when he signed for Tottenham from Valencia back in 2013, scoring only 16 goals in 76 matches and being overshadowed by Harry Kane last season.

But while things did not go according to plan for the striker he has left on good terms and will always be held in high regard by Tottenham’s fans for the way he conducts himself both on and off the pitch.

Writing on social media this weekend, Soldado said, “Good luck boys, first game in White Hart Lane COYS”.

That message prompted a number of responses from Tottenham supporters, with the vast majority being positive and wishing Soldado good fortune for the next stage of his career.

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