Here are your Tottenham morning headlines for Tuesday, July 27.
Spurs confirm Gil signing
Tottenham have completed their second signing of the summer after completing a move for talented Sevilla playmaker Bryan Gil.
The tricky Spaniard’s move was announced on the club’s official Twitter page on Monday afternoon, signing a long-term deal with the club.
The announcement contained a nod to Spurs’ left-back Sergio Reguilon, who spent a short period of time with Gil at Sevilla during the course of the 2019/20 campaign.
Argentine winger Erik Lamela was used as a makeweight in the deal, joining the Spanish side after enjoying eight years with the north London club.
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Lamela sends goodbye message
Upon the announcement of the deal, Lamela took to social media to voice his gratitude to Spurs fans after making 257 appearances for the Lillywhites.
“Spurs fans…What can I say? It was a very long journey together, maybe more than I thought, but this club has my heart,” Lamela said on his Twitter account.
“I feel the shirt the way you fans feel it. Many good memories over the years and I thank my teammates for these years together. I thank the people who work at the club who have always treated me excellently.
“I thank the fans for cheering me on in every game, I will miss you all. I will carry this club with me forever.”
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Spurs have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of French defender Jules Kounde after his parent club Sevilla opted to sell his teammate Sergi Gomez instead.
Kounde had been heavily linked with a move to N17 earlier in the summer, with transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio suggesting that an ‘agreement’ had been reached between the two clubs a few weeks ago.
However, fellow Italian transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has claimed that the Spanish side have instead agreed a deal to sell fellow centre-back, Sergi Gomez, to Espanyol, meaning that Kounde may be forced into staying another season at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.
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