Transfer talk

Spurs given permission to sign Van der Vaart

September 1, 2010
By Soccernet staff
The Premier League have given Tottenham Hotspur permission to sign Rafael van der Vaart from Real Madrid for €11 million.

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Spurs boss Harry Redknapp was alerted to the availability of Van der Vaart late on deadline day and acted quickly to thrash out personal terms with the midfielder.

The Premier League had investigated Spurs' claim that they had difficulties with the computer servers used in the transaction between ...

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