Spurs new boy Campbell relishing the chance to step into Berbatov's boots

Fraizer Campbell is excited at the prospect of playing for Tottenham after his deadline-day transfer to White Hart Lane.

Campbell, 20, signed a one-year loan deal with Spurs as a makeweight in the £32million transfer of Dimitar Berbatov that saw the Bulgarian go to Manchester United.

His transfer will come as a blow to Hull, where he enjoyed a fruitful loan spell last year.

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Hot shot: Campbell can't wait to get started at White Hart Lane

Tigers boss Phil Brown had tried desperately to bring the England Under-21 international back to the KC Stadium, while Steve Bruce also made a late bid to take him to Wigan.

But with the sale of Berbatov going through so close to the transfer deadline, it left Juande Ramos little time to find a replacement, prompting the Spurs boss to take Campbell on loan to beef up his attack.

Campbell said: 'I was up since half past seven and had so many calls. At one point it was looking like I was going to one place and then things would change and then I would be going somewhere else.

'But I'm really excited to be going to Tottenham. They are a big club, with a good manager and they are building a really good team.

'It's disappointing to leave United but when you get a chance to play for a club like Tottenham you have to take it.

'I would have liked to stay at United but with Berbatov coming in the gaffer felt I might be better served going somewhere else to get some games.'

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