Menu

Tottenham seal £6m deal: Has Juande done the right thing?

As Spurs continue to add more quality signings to the club, it appears one youngster is heading for a White Hart Lane exit to Portsmouth.

Discover the country’s best unknown player.

Portsmouth have struck a deal for Tottenham defender Younes Kaboul. The deal will be some consolation for the FA Cup winners following the FA Community Shield penalty shoot-out defeat to Manchester United.
Kaboul, 22, will sign subject to passing a medical at Fratton Park on Monday, with the fee thought to be around £6million for a player who recently turned down Sunderland and was also linked with Aston Villa.
Coach Joe Jordan said: “Kaboul should help. He’s a been a long-term target of the manager. He’s only 22 and is coming to a good place to learn, with Sol Campbell and Sylvain Distin.” (tribalfootball.com)

This does seem like a good deal all around. Kaboul goes to the south coast club who are clearly on the up and under excellent leadership in the form of Harry Redknapp. Spurs get a decent chunk of cash for a player who looked like he had good potential, but was unlikely to secure a run of first-team action. The Frenchman will definitely learn from Messrs Campbell and Distin and will be looking to push both veterans hard for a starting spot at Portsmouth this coming season. Who should Ramos bring in to give his defence strength in depth?

Watch Tottenham live online

Watch Portsmouth live online

More Stories English Premier League Portsmouth FC Tottenham Hotspur FC Transfer Rumours