Eidur signs as Pav opens Blues talks

BY foxsports • January 29, 2010

The former Chelsea and Barcelona star underwent a medical with the club on Thursday and joins an attacking line-up which already includes Robbie Keane, Jermain Defoe, Peter Crouch and Pavlyuchenko. "He's player I've always admired," said Redknapp. "He can play several positions and is a very clever footballer. "It was his decision to come to us. I rang him and left a message on his phone and he came back to me and said I want to come to Tottenham. "He gives us lots of options. He is a top player." The Tottenham boss also confirmed that Birmingham were in talks for Russian striker Pavlyuchenko but, added: "We're not keen to sell him. We're happy with him. Technically he's a terrific player."

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