Its official Roberto Soldado is now a Spurs player, and despite all the news revolving around star player Gareth bale who now looks almost certain to move to Real Madrid, manager Andres Villas-Boas has brought in some talent that should see Spurs challenging for a Champions League finish next season after just narrowly missing out to rivals Arsenal last season.

Soldado joins Spurs form Spanish La Liga side Valencia, and never one to keep his opinions to himself the Spanish international had this to say about his former employers as he headed off to London for a medical following his 30€ million move to White Hart Lane.

“I am leaving Valencia because I do not trust or believe in this project. President (Salvo) has told many lies, hurt me and my agents, who are like my family, “Said the former Valencia striker.

The 28-year-old Spaniard had this to say to the Mestalla faithful: “I apologise to the fans for not fulfilling my contract. I would have liked to retire here, but on the way I found someone who I can no longer trust.”

Almost looking as he had been reborn after being given the chance to play for Spurs, and talking about Bale Soldado said: “It’s a new project, a change in my life. I will keep growing.”

“He is a great player and we are already seeing the difficulties that Tottenham are dealing with to not let him go. Of course I want him to stay.”