Tottenham look set to break the bank on one of the world’s most exciting defensive prospects.
According to a report in the Guardian, Tottenham and Ajax have agreed on a $54.1 million transfer fee for centerback Davinson Sanchez. The Colombian international only joined Ajax a year ago but led the backline to the Europa League final, where Ajax fell to Manchester United.
Spurs officials reportedly traveled to Amsterdam earlier this week to sort out a deal to bring Sanchez back to London. It’s believed to be a $36 million transfer with add-on clauses worth around $18 million.
Update: Later Friday, Tottenham made the signing official, subject to passing a medical and the acquisition of a work permit.
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