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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Tottenham complete signing of Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez on six-year deal


Tottenham have completed the signing of defender Davinson Sanchez from Ajax in a reported club record £42m deal.

The 21-year-old Colombia centre-back has agreed a six-year deal subject to receipt of his work permit.

His new club confirmed his arrival on Wednesday in a statement saying, "The 21-year-old has completed his medical and remaining paperwork today (Wednesday) and will wear the number six shirt."


Spurs' previous record was the £30m paid to Newcastle for France midfielder Moussa Sissoko in 2016.


Sanchez becomes the Premier League club's second summer signing after goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga joined from Southampton on Wednesday.


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