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Van der Vaart reveals Atletico interest

September 3, 2010
By Soccernet staff
New Tottenham signing Rafael van der Vaart has revealed that only Atletico Madrid made an offer for him - with Bayern Munich failing to table a "concrete" bid.

The Netherlands star said that Atletico did try to buy him but Real did not want to sell to their city rivals, instead accepting Tottenham's last-gasp £8 million bid on transfer deadline day.

The 27-year-old also said that he had the opportunity to leave Real Madrid last summer but delayed his departure due to his wife ...

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