Giovanni has taken aim at Santos teammate Paulo Henrique Ganso.

Ganso has been linked with Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester United, but Giovanni has questioned his attitude.

"I fear for his future," says Giovanni, "because of his attitude, but also because of the attitude of the people with him. If he is not careful, he will finish in the Spanish Segunda División."

But for the moment, Europe's biggest haven't been put off chasing the 22 year-old's signature.