Tottenham sign £15m Llorente from Swansea

first_imgTransfers Tottenham sign £15m Llorente from Swansea Last updated 2 years ago 06:17 9/1/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Fernando Llorente Swansea 2017 Getty Images Transfers Tottenham Hotspur Swansea City Premier League The Spanish striker joins Spurs after spending one season in Wales, where he helped Swansea avoid relegation. Tottenham have announced the signing of Fernando Llorente from Swansea City for what Goal understands to be a £15 million fee. The 32-year-old rejected the chance to join Chelsea, who also made a late bid of £15m for the Spanish striker.It’s done! #WelcomeFernando pic.twitter.com/sHRihm11n1— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 31, 2017He becomes Tottenham’s second deadline-day signing, after Serge Aurier signed earlier in the day from PSG. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Spurs evens for the top fourThe Spanish striker netted 111 times for Athletic Bilbao where he was brought through from the youth ranks before completing a move to Serie A giants Juventus in 2013. Llorente joined Swansea last summer and scored 15 goals for the club, helping the Swans to avoid Premier League relegation.He has played 24 times for Spain over the course of his career, scoring seven goals, and was a member of the 2010 World Cup winning team. The forward becomes Spurs’ fifth signing of the summer as the club brought in Aurier, Juan Foyth from Estudiantes, Davinson Sanchez from Ajax and Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton.LLorente ENlast_img

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