- Florentino Perez was excited with Barcelona's Champions League win over Tottenham
- The Galaticos are of the view that Spurs exit will help their plans to Harry Kane in January
- Perez and Los Blancos board members are keen to replace Ronaldo
Spanish giants Real Madrid are happy fierce rival Barcelona defeated Tottenham 4-2 in Wednesday’s Champions League tie at Wembley.
According to a Tribal Football report citing Mundo Deportivo, Los Blancos president, Florentino Perez is particularly thrilled that Spurs suffered another defeat in the group stage of the UCL as plans to table an offer for €200m-rated Harry Kane in January.
The report further noted that the Galaticos chief remains upbeat that Tottenham’s early exit from the Champions League would clear the way, for Kane seal a move to the Santiago Bernabéu in January 2019.
Los Blancos eggheads are now keen on landing a big forward in the winter transfer season, after failing to replace Portuguese star, Cristiano Ronaldo who joined Juventus in the summer.
Currently, the England international is No. 1 in Real Madrid’s wish list for January, and will be available if the Premier League campaigners fail to progress to the last 16 rounds in Europe.
Already, the Spanish outfit are set to commence negotiations over a potential €200m deal, once Spurs are eliminated after their group matches.
Interestingly, with new UEFA rule now in place, Kane will be free to represent Real Madrid in the Champions League despite playing for Tottenham in the group stage.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported that Premier League club Tottenham on Wednesday night, October 3, suffered another embarrassing defeat in the Champions League losing 2-4 at home against Spanish champions Barcelona.
After losing their first game in this season's Champions League campaign, the expectation of all Spurs' fans was for their players to impress them against Barcelona, but they disappointed. It took Barcelona only 92 seconds to score their first goal through Brazilian star Philippe Coutinho who was superbly assisted by Lionel Messi and Jordi Alba.
Tottenham goalie Hugo Lloris would have himself to blame for conceding the first goal as he rushed off his line leaving heaps of space for Coutinho to score.
Coutinho then provided the assist that gave Barcelona their second goal at the Wembley stadium in the 28th minute through Croatia international Ivan Rakitic. The first half however ended with the visitors leading at the Wembley stadium.
Englishman Harry Kane pulled one goal back for Spurs in the 52nd minute after receiving an excellent pass from Eric Lamela in which Barcelona goalie Stegan had no answer for.
But Lionel Messi added more salt to the wound of the Spurs' fans when he netted the third goal for Barcelona in the 56th minute with Jordi Alba providing the assist.
Eric Lamela gave Tottenham fans some hope in the 66th minute when he scored the second goal thanks to a superb assist by Heung Son, but Barcelona held on to record an incredible 4-2 win as Messi scored his second goal at the death.
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