Spurs signal Barcelona defender Emerson


Tottenham signed Barcelona defender Emerson Royal in a deal value a reported £25 million ($34 million) on Tuesday.

Brazil right-back Emerson agreed a five-year contract with the Premier League membership after spending the final two seasons on mortgage at Actual Betis.

The 22-year-old will present competitors at right-back, with Japhet Tanganga, Matt Doherty and Serge Aurier additionally battling for that spot in Nuno Espirito Santo’s crew.

Emerson featured for Ponte Preta and Atletico Mineiro earlier than his transfer to Europe in 2019.

A joint-deal with Barcelona and Actual Betis noticed the defender swap to La Liga, initially with the Seville-based facet the place he was a daily over the past two seasons.

Emerson, who featured for Brazil at this 12 months’s Copa America, formally linked up Barca for the primary time earlier within the close-season, however his time on the Camp Nou is already over.

He won’t should isolate on arrival from Spain and will make his Tottenham debut at Crystal Palace on September 11, topic to worldwide clearance and a piece allow being granted.




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