Brazilians line up rescues for Spurs flop Gilberto and forgotten Blue Mineiro

23 April 2009 04:16
Brazil internationals Gilberto and Mineiro have been handed a route out of England after suffering a torrid time at Tottenham and Chelsea respectively.[LNB]The pair have been offered to Rio de Janeiro-based club Fluminense, who are looking to strengthen ahead of the start of the national championship next month.[LNB]Left back Gilberto has never really recovered from a disastrous debut against PSV in March last year when his blunder cost Spurs a goal and the Dutchman went on to win the UEFA Cup tie.[LNB] Given the boot: Gilberto's days look numbered at Tottenham[LNB]Mineiro signed for Chelsea as a free agent by compatriot Luiz Felipe Scolari in September. But the experienced former Hertha Berlin midfielder has made only two appearances and has not got a look-in since Guus Hiddink took over affairs.[LNB]Both players had muscled their way into the Brazil national team before coming to the Barclays Premier League and they impressed in their country's Copa America triumph in 2007.[LNB] Woodgate has Euro vision as Spurs head for Manchester UnitedAnelka swipes at unambitious Arsenal and claims Chelsea are a bigger clubBrazil finally produce rubbish footballer: Is Gilberto Spurs' worst ever player?TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR FC

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