Sevilla ace rules out move to Tottenham Hotspur...Brazil's stellar striker Luis Fabiano has expressed his desire to move to either Manchester United or AC Milan this summer, after pouring cold water on speculation linking him to Tottenham Hotspur.
The goal-getter stated he will not be signing a new contract at Sevilla, with his current deal set to expire at the end of next season.
Fabiano, who scored twice against the Ivory Coast in the group stages of World Cup 2010, was strongly linked with a move to Milan last summer, something which failed to materialise.
However, despite stating he still remains attracted by the thought of playing at the San Siro, he also confirmed he would find it hard to snub a move to Manchester United, and the chance to partner Wayne Rooney.
"I have a real chance of winning a World Cup here in South Africa, and that is what I must stay focused on even though I know my future has to be sorted soon," Fabiano told the Daily Star Sunday.
"I have made it clear that I will not be signing a new contract with Sevilla and at 29 I now need to join a club where I can start challenging for the highest honours from the first season.
"I have heard Tottenham Hotspur made an inquiry about me but, with all respect, that is not somewhere I am going to be able to win the Premier League or the European Cup in the next three or four years.
"There would be no point in me joining Tottenham. I might as well stay at Sevilla, as it's the same thing. Sevilla are actually bigger when you look at how much we have been in the European Cup, so there would be no point me moving to a smaller team.
"The choice will come down to Manchester United and AC Milan. That is the sort of team I want to be signing for, one of the true giants of Europe."
Fabiano then explained why he felt United would be an attractive proposition, and that the chance to partner Wayne Rooney could well see the beginning of a prolific strikeforce.
"I think the way Manchester United play football is very attractive, I must be honest and say Premier League football attracts me and also the way Manchester United play football attracts me," he added.
"You think about being Wayne Rooney's strike partner and that is very attractive for any striker. I think the style of Premier League football suits me and I think I could score goals and be very successful there.
"Their coach is a winner, their players are winners and they are one of the few teams in Europe challenging for the top honours season after season.
"As soon as the World Cup is over I will make a quick decision on my future - and while it is going on I hope Sevilla can open discussions. I have enjoyed my time here but I now need to be at a giant."
With Brazil looking to lift the World Cup for a record sixth time, Fabiano will remain hopeful his stay in South Africa continues until July 11, after which his future will be resolved.