Tottenham Announce Signing of Striker Fernando Llorente From Swansea on 2-Year Deal

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Tottenham Hotspur have actually finished a deadline day deal for demonstrator Fernando Llorente for a reported fee of ₤ 12m.

The 32-year-old striker had been anticipated by lots of to sign up with Chelsea after the Swans approved a deal earlier on Thursday, but Antonio Conte has actually been left aggravated as the gamer who played under him at Juventus has instead opted to relocate to Spurs on a two-year deal.

Spurs confirmed the deal on their club internet site as well as the forward, whose offer evidently consists of the option for a 1 year expansion after completion of the 2018/2019 period.

The news comes as yet an additional bitter strike to Chelsea, that have likewise lost in steps for Romelu Lukaku and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, that selected the Blues opponents Manchester United and also Liverpool specifically.

Basque-born Llorente, that has 27 caps for Spain and also became part of the 2010 Globe Mug winning side, scored 15 times for Swansea in his initial season in English football in 2016/17 and also played an essential function in maintaining Paul Clement’s side in the Premier League.

Llorente, whose relocation might signal the impending departure of fellow demonstrator Vincent Janssen, is Tottenham’s second transfer due date day signing following Serge Aurier’s arrival on a five-year deal.


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