Sandro Raniere Guimarães Cordeiro or simply Sandro, is a Brazilian international defensive midfielder, who plays for English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. Sandro is a product of Internacional's youth academy. He signed his first professional contract and began his senior career in 2007 as an 18 year old. Sandro was one of the main players of Inter's winning 2010 Copa Libertadores campaign. On 26 October 2009, Tottenham manager Harry Redknappconfirmed he was interested in Sandro, for a fee rumoured to be around £8 million. On 10 March 2010, Internacional President Vitorio Piffero confirmed the transfer of the midfielder to Tottenham, after the Copa Libertadores. On 23 March 2010, both Internacional and Tottenham reported on their respective websites that a deal had been agreed for Sandro for an undisclosed fee. On 26 March 2010, Tottenham Hotspur confirmed that a deal for Sandro had been completed, and that he would join up at the end of Internacional's Copa Libertadores campaign. On 9 January 2011, Sandro made a start against League One side Charlton Athletic, assisting Andros Townsend and playing the full match. He made his UEFA Champions Leaguedebut for Tottenham on 15 February 2011 at the San Siro against seven times winners A.C. Milan. He scored his first goal for the club against Chelsea with a 35-yard volley in a 2–1 defeat. Sandro signed a new five-year contract with Tottenham on 8 September 2011, a deal which will run till 2016. Having represented Brazil at Under-20 level, and captained them at the 2009 South American Youth Championship.
EPL Match Review: Manchester United 4 Queens Park Rangers 0
Manchester United routed Queens Park Rangers by four goals to nil at the Old Trafford Stadium. New recruits Angel Di Maria and Andres Herrera both scored while Rooney and Mata’s goals proved to be the icing on the cake. Rooney’s goal marked his 175th goal in the Premier League making him the third highest scorer tied with Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.
Rumor: Tottenham eye swap deal for Inter's Ricardo Alvarez in exchange for Sandro
Tottenham Hotspur are keeping tabs on Inter Milan star Ricardo Alvarez as they look to bolster their squad ahead of next season and are considering including Sandro in a swap deal. Mauricio Pochettino, the new Spurs manager, is planning his summer spending spree and the Argentine has already identified Inter Milan’s Ricky Alvarez as someone [...]The post Reports: Tottenham eye swap deal for Ricardo Alvarez from Inter in exchange for Sandro appeared first on Squawka News.
Rumour: Chelsea planning surprise £12m move for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Sandro
Chelsea are reportedly planning a surprise £12 million move Tottenham’s Brazilian midfield enforcer Sandro, according to the Metro. The Blues are currently drawing up their list of targets for the summer and Jose Mourinho has already wrapped up a deal to bring Diego Costa to Chelsea, with the Spaniard having completing a medical. Next on their [...]The post Reports: Chelsea planning surprise £12m move for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Sandro appeared first on Squawka News.
“Lol Lol Lol” – Sando and Sherwood clash over Tottenham midfielder’s injury
Sandro took to Twitter prior to Tottenham’s game against Fulham this afternoon to announce that he was “not injured”, sparking questions as to why he’d been excluded from the squad. Good morning Guys, just to let you know that i’m not injured ! Hope that we can win the game today. — Sandro Raniere (@sandroraniere) [...]The post “Lol Lol Lol” – Sando and Sherwood clash over Tottenham midfielder’s injury appeared first on Squawka News.
Scouting for Moyes: Forget Gundogan and sign one of these super midfielders
As Manchester United currently lie in 9th place on the Premier League table, David Moyes may need to lower his expectations in January, as Gundogan is unlikely going to want to take the step down. Let’s see some cheaper and realistic options available in the market, Sandro It is unlikely Tottenham will let him go, […]The post Scouting For Moyes: Forget Gundogan And Sign One Of These Super Midfielders appeared first on SoccerSouls.
Sandro: Everyone at Spurs “Likes” AVB and wants to play for him
Tottenham midfielder Sandro has said that the team spirit at the club helped him through the hardest week of his life and the 6-0 defeat to Manchester City brought the squad closer together. Spurs earned a draw in a scintillating 2-2 draw with Manchester United on Sunday. Sandro gave the north Londoners a 2-1 lead [...]The post Sandro: Everyone At Spurs “Likes” AVB And Wants To Play For Him appeared first on Squawka News.