AS Monaco striker Eidur Gudjohnsen is set to miss out on a return to Tottenham.

The Daily Star Sunday says the former Chelsea striker ended last season on loan at White Hart Lane from Monaco - and initial indications were that he would return in a permanent move.

But with Robbie Keane back at Spurs after his loan at Celtic, manager Harry Redknapp has a four-strong strike force featuring Jermain Defoe, Peter Crouch, Roman ­Pavlyuchenko and Keane.

And if Keane or Pavlyuchenko were to go, Redknapp would be more likely to pursue his interest in Wolfsburg's Edin Dzeko or Manchester City's Craig Bellamy.

So a return for Gudjohnsen, 31, appears unlikely with Spurs also being linked with Seville's Brazil striker Luis Fabiano.

Gudjohnsen, who has one year left on his Monaco contract, is believed to be hoping Fulham come in for him once they have ­appointed a manager to replace Roy Hodgson, now at Liverpool.

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