Alderweireld set to join Tottenham

Alderweireld set to join Tottenham

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According to the Daily Mail, Toby Alderweireld is on the verge of transfer to Tottenham. It is said that the Spurs agree £11.5million fee for Chelsea target during the weekend.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy was in Madrid during the weekend, where he was negotiating with Atletico chief executive Miguel Angel Gil. Press reports indicate that the gentlemen came to an agreement and the Belgian player is set to join the Spurs.

Alderweireld spent his last season on a loan in Southampton and club had a £6.8m option to buy the 26-year-old. But Atletico Madrid decided to paid £1.5m to buy out the clause in order to sell the player to this team that offers more money for player. In this way, the Belgian will probably move at White Hart Line. Daily Mail reveals that the Spurs have paid £11.5million for the player.

Reportedly the player himself, is also pleased with the transfer to Tottenham as he will be able to join his compatriots Jan Vertonghen, Moussa Dembele and Nacer Chadli.

Toby Alderweireld was aslo linked with a move to Chelsea or Southampton.