Serie A forward reveals why move to Tottenham was a failure

Date published: Wednesday 21st November 2018 3:46 - Oli Fisher

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Torino star Iago Falque has admitted that joining Tottenham back in 2011 represented a backward step for his career.

Falque moved from Juventus to White Hart Lane on a season-long loan deal back in 2011 before moving permanently, but only played five minutes in the Premier League.

Since then, the 28-year-old has gone on to play for Genoa and Roma before finding himself in Turin, where his career has had somewhat of a reboot.

“Maybe the move to Tottenham, it was not a wise decision on my part,” the 28-year-old said.

“It was the only step back in made in my career. In the end, bad experiences also help you to grow, to mature. It was the momentum in my career that made me sign and the competition was very hard.

“Now my priorities are more about the sport rather than the financial side. Money comes later – after games, goals and good performances.

“I don’t regret it, per se, because it matured me.”

 

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