According to Eurosport, the Diego Forlan rumors are no longer just rumors. Yahoo! Eurosport's transfer blog has reported that Tottenham Hotspur did indeed make a bid for the Atletico Madrid striker and 2010 World Cup star. Marca is often off their rockers, but they're reporting it as well. It seems too prevalent of a rumor to be totally baseless. Of course, this follows our chase of Andy Carroll, Giuseppe Rossi, Fernando Llorente, and Sergio Aguero. It seems like Levy's just throwing darts at rosters on a wall at the moment, but I admire his effort!
To quote Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo, "We are not a selling club." However, there's quite a bit of speculation that Cerezo is full of it, and that he'll let either Forlan or Aguero go if the price is right.
Regardless of the outcome of today's dealings, biggie ups to Daniel Levy and Harry Redknapp. They're not delusional. They realize that the team needs a striker, and they're going to do their best to go out and get a great one. If today ends without Spurs having captured a new man to lead the line, it's likely because there was absolutely nothing they could do in January to get a deal done at a price that is somewhere in the neighborhood of reasonable.