Davinson Sanchez had a medical earlier this week ahead of a club-record move to Tottenham Hotspur.
Last Friday Spurs confirmed that a deal, reportedly worth up to £42 million, had been agreed with Ajax for the player. They also confirmed that the Colombian international has signed a six-year contract with Spurs, subject to a medical and work permit.
It is highly unlikely that there will be a problem with the work permit and everything looks set for the 21-year-old, who has been capped twice by Colombia, to join Spurs.
— DAVINSON (@daosanchez26) August 23, 2017
Speaking to the Spurs website Sanchez said, “I would like to thank the coach, management, players and fans of Ajax. It is a great move for me to come here to develop my career. I am very excited to be signing for such a famous club as Tottenham Hotspur. I am looking forward to working with Mauricio Pochettino and the players and meeting everyone there.”
Last season Sanchez was Ajax’s player of the year and there was interest in him from a number of teams such as Barcelona and Inter Milan. He moved to Ajax from Atletico Nacional last summer and made 43 appearances for the team during which he scored six goals.
In other Premier League transfer news Arsenal’s midfielder Jon Toral has had a medical ahead of a proposed transfer to Hull. It now seems likely that Toral will become the ninth arrival at Hull this summer.
Toral has spent the last three seasons out on loan to a variety of clubs including in Spain and Scotland. He was particularly impressive under Mark Warburton at Brentford in the 2014/15 season where he scored six goals in over 30 appearances. Hull is also expected to sign Swansea City’s Stephen Kingsley before the end of this week.