Tottenham, Pierre Emil Højbjerg | Pierre-Emil Højbjerg is ready for Tottenham

The London club is bringing in a midfielder.

The Danish midfielder Pierre-Emil Højbjerg is ready for Tottenham. This is confirmed by the London club via its Twitter account on Tuesday night.

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Coming from Southampton

The Dane joins Spurs from Premier League colleague Southampton.

Højbjerg has played 134 games for Southampton and also has a past in FC Bayern Munich. The midfielder has 33 international caps for Denmark.

The Dane is said to have signed a five-year contract with Tottenham and according to journalist Fabrizio Romano, the transfer fee is around 17 million pounds.

– It is important for me to play in a club where I can envisage staying for many years. Tottenham is that club. I am proud, happy and excited, he says about the transition,

– I think the club has a fantastic future ahead and I would like to be a part of it, the midfielder continues.

Refused to sign

The 25-year-old gets jersey number five in Tottenham.

It was in the cards that the Dane would change clubs in this transfer window after he had refused to sign a new agreement with Southampton. As a result, Højbjerg was stripped of his captaincy in the club after the corona break.

Everton are also said to have been looking for the 25-year-old’s signature.

Walker-Peters also sold

At the same time, it also became clear that Tottenham’s Kyle Walker-Peters has gone permanently to Southampton.

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He has previously been on loan at the club, but has now signed a five-year contract, the coastal club states in a press release.

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