Tottenham sign Argentine defender Juan Foyth

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Tottenham Hotspur have announced the signing of Argentine defender Juan Foyth from Estudiantes for around $10.3 million.

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Foyth, 19, has joined Spurs on a five-year deal after catching the eye of his countryman Mauricio Pochettino.

The center back has impressed for Argentina’s youth teams at the 2017 U-20 World Cup and 2017 South American championships and Spurs were battling with the likes of Paris Saint-Germain for his signature.

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However, Foyth has decided to join Pochettino’s revolution at Spurs with yet another young player signed up to a long-term deal in north London.

Spurs have now made three signings this summer with Colombian center back Davinson Sanchez arriving for a club-record fee of over $54 million, while Argentine goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga joined from Southampton and Tottenham are said to be close to sealing a deal for PSG defender Serge Aurier.