Roberto Soldado has said his struggles at Tottenham began when the London club sacked Andre Villas-Boas, the manager who signed him.
Soldado, 30, moved to White Hart Lane from Valencia in a deal worth £26 million two years ago.
But the Spanish forward scored only 16 times in 76 games and returned to Spain when he joined Villarreal in the summer.
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Villas-Boas was sacked in December 2013, soon after Spurs had been heavily beaten at home by Liverpool, and the Daily Mirror quoted Soldado as saying...