Spain coach Vincente del Bosque can see Fernando Llorente quitting Athletic Bilbao next month.

Manchester City and Tottenham target Llorente is attempting to engineer a move away from Bilbao in January, but the club's president Josu Urrutia moved to quash reports the wantaway hitman will make the trip to England in the New Year.

Del Bosque said: "Llorente said he wants to leave and you can see why Athletic de Bilbao cannot understand."