Tottenham signs new midfielder for £20m

Tottenham on Tuesday announced the signing of midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg from Southampton.

Meanwhile, the 25-year-old Denmark international underwent his medicals at the club’s training ground on Monday.

He penned a five-year deal with Jose Mourinho’s side for a fee of £20million.

Hojbjerg will wear the No 5 shirt vacated by Jan Vertonghen who left the club at the end of the season.

After completing his move, Hojbjerg told Tottenham’s official website: ‘What was very important to me is I wanted to play in a club where I could see myself for many years. Tottenham was the one. I’m very proud, very happy, excited.

‘I think there’s a fantastic future ahead for the Club and I wanted so much to be a part of that.’

He also bade his former club goodbye via Twitter.

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