Tottenham have contacted Inter for Guarin. Any further contacts will stand-by as Inter will have first to solve situation about ownership— Tancredi Palmeri (@tancredipalmeri) June 3, 2013
That last line refers to the current ownership situation at Inter Milan, which is currently in flux.*
As for what he might do for Spurs if he signed, he's a very adept playmaker in midfield who is closer to a Luka Modric-type than a No. 10. He's not a true deep-lying playmaker and he's probably not good enough defensively to play in a two-man midfield, but he's a better passer from deep than anyone on our team save for Tom Huddlestone. He's better than Huddlestone at everything else other than growing an afro and being large.
If Tancredi got accurate information, this is yet another indicator that we're set for a permanent shift to 4-3-3.
*This post originally referred to the possibility of third-party ownership. We don't have any information that Guarin is owned by a third-party investor. Apologies.