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DONE DEAL: Tottenham Complete £7m Signing of Icelandic Midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson

Hoffenheim youngster on his way to White Hart Lane.

The Icelandic attacking midfielder joins from Hoffenheim for a fee of around £7 million, while Tottenham did not specify the length of his contract.

SOURCE: Yahoo Eurosport

So that means that Gylfi Sigurdsson has the pleasure of being the first signing of Andre Villas-Boas’s Tottenham reign. The North London club have beaten a number of interested parties to land the 22 year old Icelandic midfielder who last term impressed many during a loan spell at Swansea City.

The former Reading man had been set to sign a permanent deal with the Swans but once Brendan Rodgers left the Liberty Stadium for Liverpool the attacking midfielder opted to re-consider his options. Indeed a move to Anfield was mooted but the youngster has instead decided to move to Tottenham.

Andre Villas-Boas was officially announced as the successor to Harry Redknapp at White Hart Lane yesterday.

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