Bas Dost has revealed why he would have never have joined Tottenham over the summer after confirming their interest in him.
The 31-year-old Dutchman has notched 12 goals in 33 games for Eintracht since signing from Sporting Lisbon in 2019.
Before that he was particularly prolific in Portugal, banging in 93 goals in 127 appearances.
That output alerted Jose Mourinho over a potential move, as the Spurs chief looked to strengthen his forward line.
But Dost claimed that he was not thinking about leaving his current club, where he is guaranteed regular football.
“I heard from my agent that they were really there and were interested”, Dost told German daily Bild, as cited by The Boy Hotspur.
“But I think it was never an issue as I would have never been a regular there. For me, I just want to play.”
Spurs have since signed Carlos Vinicius from Benfica. The Brazilian is poised to make his debut against West Ham this weekend.
Grealish made right call to reject Tottenham
Former Aston Villa striker Stan Collymore claims that Jack Grealish was “right” to reject Tottenham back in 2018.
The Villa midfielder was named Man of the Match in England’s 3-0 friendly victory over Wales, days after bossing Liverpool with two goals and three assists in the 7-2 win over the champions.
There has been strong speculation once again that Grealish could be a target for both Spurs and Manchester United.
Indeed, the latter saw a £20million bid for the 25-year-old rejected back in the summer of 2018.
Grealish was reportedly ‘furious at being priced out of a move’ to Spurs at the time, but has gone from strength to strength since.
However, Collymore believes it was Grealish that rejected Tottenham and that it was the correct decision.
Collymore wrote in the Daily Mirror: “He made the right decision not moving when Spurs wanted him. He’d have just been in their squad at that point.
“Since then Jack has taken a step up and is a serious player.” Read more…