Roberto Soldado's Tottenham nightmare could soon come to an end with the Spaniard linked with a move to Villarreal in a deal worth a reported £11 million.
After joining in 2013 for £25 million, the former Valencia striker has struggled to find his feet in north London and it would seem that boss Mauricio Pochettino is finally willing to take a huge loss on the forward.
The reports come as per the Mirror, with the La Liga side understood to be ready to take on the Premier League flop but only if Spurs lowered their initial valuation of the player.
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The 30-year-old has scored just seven goals in 52 Premier League games for the club - a poor record for a striker who was once regarded as one of Europe's best - and will join Paulinho, Etienne Capoue and Vlad Chiriches in departing the club.
With the incredible rise to stardom of young Englishman Harry Kane last season, competition for a starting place was tough for Soldado. Kane scored 22 goals in 34 games last season has given the boss little choice in who to play up top.
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Soldado's loyalty and commitment to the club should be credited, though that ultimately means very little when goals Hopefully the next stage in his career will be a success.