Spurs, Chelsea beaten by Lazio for Anderson - agent

Tottenham and Chelsea were beaten by Lazio for former Santos midfielder Felipe Anderson over the summer.

Tottenham and Chelsea were beaten by Lazio for former Santos midfielder Felipe Anderson over the summer.

His agent Stefano Castagna has revealed he decided against a move England, settling on the Italian capital instead.

He told Radio Mana Sport: "Felipe Anderson is the present and the future of Lazio.

"Felipe is now eager and ready to repay the faith [president] Claudio Lotito and [sporting director] Igli Tare placed in him by signing him from Brazil.

"Atletico Madrid, Manchester City, Tottenham and rich Russian and Ukrainian clubs had moved for him too."

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