Roberto Soldado sends message to Spurs on Twitter, still a huge fan

The striker who left Tottenham Hotspur over the summer is still keeping track of the club's progress.

Roberto Soldado is still a huge fan of Tottenham Hotspur!

Indeed, ahead of the north London side's clash with Aston Villa, the Spaniard has sent a message of good luck to his old club and is delighted to be able to watch them play on a Monday.

Soldado's current club Villareal beat Sevilla 2-1 on Saturday but the 30-year-old can still get his football fill on Monday by watching his 'English team.'

The striker ultimately failed at Tottenham, not scoring anywhere near as much as he was expected to after moving to White Hart Lane. But it's hard to remember a departing player so loved by the Spurs fans - with Soldado returning the good wishes all the time on social media.

Monday night is arguably the best possible time for Spurs to face Aston Villa. Many will speak of a 'wounded tiger' but, in truth, confidence is so low - and the players are so lacking in direction - that Tottenham's biggest danger is complacency at White Hart Lane.

Mauricio Pochettino will hope for a convincing win and, with Soldado watching keenly, will Spurs deliver?

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