Spurs to make sensational striker swoop

RUUD Van Nistelrooy has opened the door to a Premier League return. (The Sun)And that has put Spurs back on red alert.The ex-Manchester United superstar, 33, is out of contract at Real Madrid at the end of the season and unlikely to be offered a new deal.

RUUD Van Nistelrooy has opened the door to a Premier League return. (The Sun)

And that has put Spurs back on red alert.

The ex-Manchester United superstar, 33, is out of contract at Real Madrid at the end of the season and unlikely to be offered a new deal.

Van Nistelrooy said: "In January I can negotiate, see what comes and what the club does. It's a matter of playing and getting my form back."


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Tottenham came close to signing the Dutchman for just �1million last summer.

But boss Harry Redknapp apparently baulked at his �100,000-a-week wages and there were also injury fears.

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Van Nistelrooy, who spent nine months out with a knee problem last season, added: "I'm fully fit now, healthy physically and mentally."

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