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Why Soldado, but not Benteke? Twitter reacts

Tottenham have not enjoyed the majority of the summer transfer window so far. They’ve been desperately trying to cling onto Welshman Gareth Bale, and the necessity to sign a striker is an ever-present shadow over AVB and Daniel Levy which simply refuses to go away.

It seemed likely that Aston Villa’s Belgian striker, Christian Benteke would join the likes of Defoe, Adebayor and recent signing Chadli, however a sudden U-turn saw him his contract at Villa Park. It seemed Levy had been unwilling to invest the amount being requested by Villa for their striker, and this was the main cause behind the change of heart.

However, with recent news emerging that Spurs are pushing to sign Valencia attacker Roberto Soldado, and for a price similar to that of Benteke’s valuation, it has caused quite a furore on Twitter among Spurs fans, but also the football community. Why is Levy happy to shell out for a 28-year-old when he refused the younger Benteke?

Here’s what the Twitterverse had to say about the debacle…

Article title: Why Soldado, but not Benteke? Twitter reacts

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