Hamburg have vowed to do everything possible to re-sign Rafael van der Vaart from Tottenham before the transfer window closed.
Van der Vaart has been strongly linked with a return to his former club but the Bundesliga side's chairman, Carl-Edgar Jarchow, has admitted time is running out to convince Spurs to sell.
"There is not a lot of time - it is really up to Tottenham Hotspur," he told Deutsche Presse-Agentur.
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