Esteban Cambiasso will not be joining Tottenham this summer, despite Mauricio Pochettino recently expressing an interest in the Inter Milan legend, according to the Daily Star.
The player's future
Cambiasso, who is available on a free transfer this summer, had originally been linked with a return back to his native Argentina, but the player was quick to deny the claims and insisted that he is still hoping to compete at the top level.
Cambiasso has previously stated, “My career for the time being is still in Europe.
“I have several proposals from big clubs but as a sign of respect for them I will not reveal the negotiations that my father and my brother are undertaking.”
Spurs were thought to be high on the list of clubs who could persuade the midfielder to join them, with the newly appointed Pochettino keen on the player. However, any potential deal could now be off after club bosses refused to negotiate a deal for the player, due to his age.
The Argentine, who has been with Inter for the past 10 years, turns 34 next month, which has convinced the Tottenham board that they should be looking at younger alternatives, capable of making an impact in the long-term.
Tottenham have now turned their attention to Rennes' Yacine Brahimi. The midfielder was a stand-out performer during this summer's World Cup, helping his country to progress out of the group stages for the first time in their history.
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