REVEALED: Spurs regret not signing Real star four years ago

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 14/09/2018

Tottenham Hotspur has regretted snubbing an opportunity to bring Real Madrid star Marcos Asensio to the English Premier League four years ago.

According to Mundo Deportivo, Tottenham Spanish scout Ramon Planes discovered the Asensio when he was still at Real Mallorca, he was convinced about the midfielder potentials and encourage Spurs directors to sign him.

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Planes’ advance was turned down as Spurs directors was not prepared to take a risk in signing the youngster.

The decision is highly rejected as Asensio was signed by Real Madrid and the midfielder has gone to win the La Liga, Champions and the World Club Cup.

Planes is also in Barcelona working in the capacity of football director.