Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of Argentine superstar Giovani Lo Celso on a five-and-a-half-year deal from real Betis this January.
The 23-year-old midfielder initially joined the north London club on a season-long loan deal from Spanish League side Real Betis in July 2019.
Spurs confirmed the news following the departure of Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen who joined the Nerazzurri in a deal worth €20 million this month.
Lo Celso has made 18 English topflight appearances since his move to the EPL club but has not registered any goal in the league.
"We are delighted to announce that we have exercised the option to convert the loan of Giovani Lo Celso from Real Betis Balompié to a permanent transfer until 2025.
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"The midfielder has produced impressive performances after establishing himself in the team following a hip injury which restricted his playing time in the early part of his loan at the Club.
Tottenham on the other hand also confirmed the exit of their influential midfielder Christian Eriksen, with the Danish attacker joining Antonio Conte at Inter Milan.
"The Club can also confirm the departure of Christian Eriksen after an agreement was reached with FC Internazionale Milano for the Denmark international's transfer.
"He made 305 appearances for us following his move from Ajax in August 2013 and scored 69 times. We wish Christian well for the future".
Legit.ng earlier reported Alexis Sanchez, Manchester United superstar is set to make a shock return to Old Trafford, according to manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Sanchez, who went on loan to Inter Millan a little over a year ago, is only starting to find his way into Antonio Conte’s squad after a lengthy spell on the sidelines through injury.
Amid increasing speculation about the Chilean, Solskjaer looks to have placed rumors to bed as he confirmed Sanchez could actually settle back at United for the 2020/21 season.
The former Barcelona forward failed to shine at Old Trafford, reasons he embarked on loan with the San Siro outfit.
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