Alderweireld speaks on joining Manchester Unitedby Blessing 12/09/2018 | 7:40 0 Posted in Celebrities, Football, Lifestyle, Social Issues, Sports Tottenham Hotspur defender, Toby Alderweireld has said that he never forced a summer transfer to Manchester United and was only focused on regaining his place in his team starting XI.Alderweireld was identified by Jose Mourinho as one of his summer targets but United were unwilling to meet the £70million buy out clause.“Everyone was saying everywhere that I absolutely wanted to leave Tottenham,” Alderweireld stated this at a news conference ahead of Belgium’s UEFA Nations League clash against Iceland on Tuesday.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: "I wish Paul Scholes can be 25% as successful as i am as a manager" - Mourinho blasts Paul Scholes (Video)“That’s not true. This summer, I quickly understood Tottenham wanted to keep me.“So, I had to battle to get my place back in the team. To be in the first team again is a victory for me.” Reno Omokri Reacts To Femi Otedola Accepting Lagos State PDP Governorship Ticket APC adopts Buhari as sole presidential candidate Enjoy and Share Post:FacebookTwitterGoogleRedditLinkedInEmailPinterestloading... Tags:Alderweireld, Manchester United, Tottenham  Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.