Date:Sunday June 11 2006
Glenn Roeder was eyeing Spurs winger Aaron Lennon, but knew as soon as the 19-year-old flyer was a surprise inclusion in England's World Cup squad it was a lost cause.
Lennon's agent is Roeder's former Watford colleague Gary Porter, and the word coming out of White Hart Lane was that the Leeds-born player was finding it difficult to settle in London.
Roeder: 'I knew then any chance we had of signing him had gone.'
Graeme Souness had the chance to sign Lennon for £1m, but thought it was too much of a gamble.
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