Danny Mills has claimed that he wanted new Tottenham recruit Joe Hart at Leeds as he could “still have six years left” at the top of football.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs, the former England international suggested that Jose Mourinho may be signing the 33-year-old to prove a point to Pep Guardiola.
The former England number one, who was capped 75 times by his country, made his debut for the Lilywhites yesterday as a second-half substitute in a 3-0 victory over Ipswich Town.
Hart has struggled to settle at a club since Pep Guardiola deemed him surplus to requirements at the Etihad upon his arrival to Manchester City in July 2016.
When asked by Football Insider if he believed Joe Hart to be a clever piece of business by Spurs, Mills said: “Without a doubt that is a smart signing.