Tottenham confirm season-long loan transfer for Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet.. paving way for Japhet Tanganga exit

TOTTENHAM have introduced the signing of Barcelona centre-back Clement Lenglet on a season-long mortgage deal.

The Frenchman turns into Spurs‘ fifth signing this summer season following the acquisitions of Fraser Forster, Ivan Perisic, Yves Bissouma and Richarlison.

Not recognized, clear with image deskClement Lenglet has joined Tottenham on a season-long mortgage from Barcelona[/caption]

Antonio Conte made touchdown the 27-year-old a precedence after lacking out in his pursuit of Inter Milan ace Alessandro Bastoni.

Lenglet has been allowed to depart the Nou Camp after being deemed as surplus to necessities by boss Xavi.

He featured in simply 21 LaLiga video games final season, with Gerard Pique, Eric Garcia and Ronald Araujo most well-liked as a substitute.

Although 14 of these outings within the Spanish top-flight got here from the bench.

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And he has now linked up with Tottenham the place he’ll problem Cristian Romero, Eric Dier, Ben Davies and Davinson Sanchez for a beginning spot.

His swap to Spurs isn’t believed to incorporate an possibility to purchase, with Bastoni set to be focused once more subsequent yr.

Confirming his arrival, a Tottenham statement mentioned: “We are delighted to announce the signing of Clement Lenglet on a season-long loan from Barcelona, subject to international clearance and a work permit.”

His signing might see academy graduate Japhet Tanganga now depart North London.

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In accordance with the Daily Mail, the 23-year-old is attracting curiosity from newly-promoted Bournemouth and Serie A champions AC Milan.

He’s mentioned to be out there for a mortgage transfer away with a view to a everlasting switch.

Tottenham will now look to press forward with a deal for Middlesbrough’s proper wing-back Djed Spence.

The 2 golf equipment are close to reaching a £15million agreement for the thrilling 21-year-old.

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