Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy failed with a last minute bid for Diego Forlan on transfer deadline day.

The Mirror says Levy had a beat-the-deadline £12million bid for Forlan turned down.

Atletico Madrid held an emergency board meeting but knocked Tottenham's offer back after insisting their valuation was way too low.

Spurs also missed out on Villarreal's Giuseppe Rossi and Atletico's Sergio Aguero.

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