Tottenham Hotspur winger Bryan Gil has posted a cryptic message on Instagram after his reported loan move to Valencia fell through on transfer deadline day, writes the TBR.
The Spaniard joined Spurs from Sevilla last year in a £21 million deal that saw Erik Lamela go the other way (Independent). He hasn’t had enough opportunities at Tottenham, and many felt he would leave on loan again this summer. That, however, did not happen, and he’s now stuck in North London until at least January.
Gil looked set to join Valencia on loan until the end of the season. The Spanish club’s manager, Gennaro Gattuso, even claimed that a deal was ’99 per cent’ done, and they were just waiting for Spurs to find a replacement.
Tottenham did not sign anybody on transfer deadline day yesterday, and Gil’s move to Spain collapsed as a result.
The Times’ journalist, Tom Allnut, revealed that Valencia were furious that Spurs pulled the plug on the deal, which was agreed ‘weeks ago’. Gil doesn’t seem too happy either.
The young Spaniard shared a picture on his Instagram story yesterday with a message in Spanish that translates to, as per The Express: “Sometimes an old photo makes us remember the times when we were happy and we didn’t realise it.”
We don’t know for sure if he’s speaking about Tottenham’s decision to block his move to Valencia, but the timing of the post sure makes it seem that way.