Deadline Day – Tottenham Hotspur

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Plenty of activity at Tottenham Hotspur with Juventus pair Rodrigo Bentancur and Dejan Kulusevski arriving in N17, while Tanguy Ndombele, Bryan Gil, Giovani Lo Celso and Dele Alli have all headed out of North London.

Uruguayan midfielder, Bentancur has been capped 46 times by his country. the 24-year-old helped Juve to s series of honours, including three Serie ‘A’ titles as well as both the Supercoppa Italiana and Coppa Italia on two occasions each.

A serial winner in the early stages of his career with Boca Juniors. The player won two Primera División titles and a Copa Argentina.

Kulusevski is an attacking midfielder. The Stockholm-born player moved to Italy as a youngster and came through the ranks at Atalanta before spending a loan spell at Parma.

After joining Juventus, Kulusevski was again loaned to Parma. The player made 55 appearances for Juve as well as being capped twenty-times by Sweden.

Ndombele, who has made 91 appearances for Spurs, has joined French Ligue 1 side Olympique Lyonnais on loan until the end of the season. Meanwhile, Bryan Gil heads to Spanish La Liga side Valencia CF on a similar deal. Lo Celso is another player who will see out the campaign elsewhere. The Argentina midfielder has joined La Liga side Villarreal.

Dele’s departure was confirmed shortly after the window had closed. The midfielder, who joined the Lilywhites from MK Dons seven years ago, has joined the Frank Lampard revolution at Everton. The player made 269 appearances for Spurs in all competitions, finding the net 67 times.


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