Villarreal defender Pau Torres claims it was a “fast resolution” for him to reject Spurs after studying of the Premier League membership’s curiosity.
Experiences claimed over the summer time that Tottenham, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal had curiosity within the 24-year-old.
Torres impressed in La Liga and on the best way to Villarreal successful the Europa League final season after the Spaniards beat Man Utd within the remaining.
It was reported that Spurs made a £55m provide to purchase Torres in August but the Spain international turned them down attributable to Tottenham not taking part within the Champions League.
Torres has hinted that it wouldn’t have mattered which membership had tried to purchase him this summer time, as he was at all times going to remain at Villarreal.
“I used to be knowledgeable of Tottenham’s curiosity, however I’ve at all times been clear that I needed to remain at Villarreal,” Torres told Spanish publication AS.
“My concept was to have an thrilling season, I used to be very clear about what I needed, and that was to remain at dwelling and at Villarreal. That’s why it was a fast resolution.
“All choices are respectable; I needed to remain. I’m pleased with the choice I made, my concept was to remain at dwelling and I’m completely satisfied about that.”
In the meantime, Harry Kane says his “conscience is clear” after his makes an attempt to engineer a transfer away from Spurs to Manchester Metropolis this summer time.
When requested if he had any issues that his fame could be broken by the sags, Kane mentioned: “No, I don’t assume so.
“Anybody concerned within the soccer trade is aware of the ins and outs and I used to be calm with the state of affairs. It was between me and the membership, when you already know the reality and you already know what’s going on, your conscience is obvious.
“I’ve had ups and downs and I do know lots of people who know I’m knowledgeable athlete and dedicate my life to this recreation. My focus transferring ahead is to win silverware at Tottenham and this 12 months isn’t any totally different.
“We’ve got began brilliantly within the Premier League with three wins and now we have a brand new supervisor. That is my focus. We wish to win as many video games as potential and get that trophy I’ve needed all my profession.”