Published on January 24th, 2014 | by soccersweep10
Tottenham now bookies favourite to sign powerhouse in Jan
Tottenham have been very quiet in the transfer market so far during January. Perhaps Tim Sherwood is more concerned with jelling all of the summer arrivals before he adds more players to the squad.
But one interesting Tottenham development over the last 24 hours pertains to a much sought after midfielder. Manchester United and Chelsea were reportedly leading the chase to sign Inter midfielder Fredy Guarin in January.
There was also talk of a swap deal involving Mirko Vucinic and Guarin between Juventus and Inter. So far no deals have been done but, according to Bet Victor, Tottenham are now favourites to sign the player in January.
The bookmaker have had Chelsea and Manchester United as favourites, at different times of the month, but Tottenham have recently come right in in the betting. Perhaps Bet Victor have some inside info on this one. Either way, if the high volume of hype has any weight, then this guy will be on the move somewhere in January.
Bet Victor now have Tottenham as 4/1 favourites to sign Guarin in January. The all-action 27-year-old Columbian has played 47 times for Columbia, scoring three goals. He has played the same number of games of his current club, Inter, scoring seven goals in that time.
Concerns about him not adapting to The Premier League may be offset by the fact that Guarin is a real journeyman. He has served with distinction in Portugal, France and Italy as well as for Boca Juniors in Argentina. The lad has certainly been around a bit.
Let’s take a look at him in action. Tottenham fans – do you need a midfield enforcer right now or should you be looking at other areas of the pitch.