Daniele Adani says Sandro still good enough for Tottenham Hotspur

(L-R) Emmanuel Adebayor, Paulinho and Sandro of Tottenham Hotspur look dejected as Luisao of Benfica (not pictured) scores their second goal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 first...

Sandro, now on loan at Benevento from Antalyaspor, played for Tottenham Hotspur from 2010 until 2014.

Queens Park Rangers' Brazilian midfielder Sandro (2nd R) vies with Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Ryan Mason (L) and Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Andros Townsend during...

Former Italy international central defender Daniele Adani has been quoted as saying by Calciomercato.com that Antalyaspor-owned Benevento defensive midfielder Sandro is good enough to play for Tottenham Hotspur.

Sandro was on the books of Tottenham from 2010 until 2014 before making the move to London rivals Queens Park Rangers.

The Brazilian defensive midfielder joined Benevento on loan from Antalyaspor in the January transfer window and has been an important player for the Italian club in Serie A.

Former Fiorentina and Inter Milan centre-back Adani rates the 29-year-old highly, and believes that the Brazilian defensive midfielder is still good enough for Tottenham.

Sandro of Tottenham looks on during a pre season friendly match between Tottenham Hotspur and Espanyol at White Hart Lane on August 10, 2013 in London, England.

Calciomercato.com quotes Adani as saying about Sandro: “He is still a top player. He played two amazing games against AC Milan and Inter, both times at the San Siro.

“He is good enough for Tottenham, he belongs to clubs like Tottenham because he is a great player.”

Tottenham Hotspur's Brazilian midfielder Sandro (R) has an unsuccessful shot on goal during the UEFA Europa League qualifying round play-off second-leg football match between Tottenham...

Will Tottenham Hotspur fans agree?

Sandro is playing well for Benevento in Serie A at the moment, but one suspects that not many Tottenham fans will agree with Adani.

Spurs are a better and different team now than they were when the Brazilian was at the North London outfit, and it is hard to see him dislodge any of the midfielders from the current Tottenham starting lineup.

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