With all the chatter over Luka Modric, Tottenham slipped in an announcement of a new signing on Monday night: former Barcelona youth prospect Cristian Ceballos.
Spurs fans are unlikely to get too excited over the signing of Ceballos and the 18-year-old attacking midfielder/forward is unlikely to convince Modric or Gareth Bale to stick around at White Hart Lane.
By all accounts, Ceballos has gone off the rails significantly in recent years after coming to fame four years ago in a widely viewed Showboat video alongside Ronaldinho.
On the Nou Camp pitch, Ceballos made a name for himself juggling with the gap-toothed wonder followed by his party trick of balancing the ball on his neck whilst pulling his shirt off.
Ceballos struggled to make it through the ranks at Barcelona (no shame in that as Cesc Fabregas can testify) but did fail to impress on trial at Chelsea in March.
Tottenham fans will no doubt worry that Ceballos is just another Giovanni Dos Santos, who at least came to Spurs with first team experience at Barcelona, but has struggled for opportunities under Harry Redknapp despite his impressive form for the Mexico national team.
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