Tottenham report: Spurs agree £25m deal for midfield superstar – in a transfer that will anger Arsenal fans

Tottenham manager Antonio Conte gives encouragement from the sidelines
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Tottenham have beaten Arsenal to a Premier League midfielder that has long been linked with a move to north London.

Spurs are busy improving a squad that pipped their fiercest rivals to fourth in the league last season, having already completed a deal for Ivan Perisic in the early days of the transfer window. Fraser Forster is set to join on a free transfer, while Djed Spence, who spent last season on loan at Nottingham Forest, is expected next.

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.