Napoli came into the mix late, but it seems as though they have won the race to sign the once highly rated Romanian.
The centre back's agent was quoted as saying that the move to Tottenham was merely a stepping stone on his way to Chelsea!
Well how the mighty have fallen. So much so that the defender is lucky that Napoli chief has only ever watched 45 minutes of his games at Tottenham as based on his performance there is no denying that he looked as though the Championship would be a struggle.
It is suggested that the fee is expected to be in the region of £4.5million. Its not quite the £8.5million he was purchased for, but with the whispered add-ons this could rise to be a lot closer than stated.
For me this transfer could not come sooner, but it will give Tottenham around £35million to spend and with a big wage like Adebayor off the books it would certainly seem more like a clearance for something?
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