Palacios plays down Tottenham exit rumours

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Tottenham midfielder Wilson Palacios has played down reports he wants to move to a bigger club, insisting he is happy at White Hart Lane

The 25-year-old was recently linked with a move to Real Madrid but he claims he is focused on reaching the Champions League with Spurs.

Palacios was quoted in The Sun as saying: "The truth is I'm very, very happy here. My team-mates have really helped me to settle in.

"We have worked very hard to get to fourth position.

"I think if we keep on working hard we can achieve what we want.

"We are in a great position and we are all very concentrated on keeping that fourth spot."

Meanwhile, Tottenham have agreed a deal with Internacional to buy midfielder Sandro, according to the Brazilian club.

According to a statement on www.internacional.com.br, the 21-year-old was due in London this week to undergo a medical before returning to Brazil at the weekend.

The player will remain at Inter until the end of the Copa Libertadores, which finishes in August.

Negotiations have been going on between the two clubs since last summer.

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