Tottenham Hotspur's Jermaine Jenas Rues Missed Inter Opportunity

Jermaine Jenas rues his missed chance to join Inter last year, as the two sides prepare to meet in the Champions League.
Tottenham Hotspur's Jermaine Jenas has revealed his sadness at missing out on a move to Inter last year, as the two sides prepare to meet each other for the first time in the UEFA Champions League.

The former Newcastle midfielder sits on the periphery of the Spurs squad wondering what could have been if a move had materialised, but remains happy to be in north London.

"I am very happy in the Premier League and I like being in London, but Italy had not come into my mind until [Jose] Mourinho started talking," Jenas told the Evening Standard.

"The Jose Mourinho factor was there and a lot of players would love to play for him. At that time I am not going to say it didn't interest me. It was something that would turn any footballer's head because you want to play in Europe and Inter went on to win the Champions League."

Jenas' move in the end evaporated and the Englishman continues to try to battle his way into manager Harry Redknapp's plans.

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