Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Danish midfielder, Joins Tottenham from Southampton

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Danish midfielder, Joins Tottenham from Southampton

- Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has completed a move to Tottenham from Southampton

- The 25-year-old is expected to bolster Tottenham's midfield next season in EPL

- Spurs failed to finish among the top four at the just concluded Premier League term

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Premier League side Tottenham have announced the signing of Danish footballer Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg from Southampton on a five-year deal which is a great one for Spurs.

Tottenham chiefs have been looking for the signature of the midfielder for the past eight months before they eventually got it on Tuesday, August 11.

Pierre-Emile has been given the No5 shirt vacated by Jan Vertonghen and manager Jose Mourinho will hope that he makes his midfield more stronger next season.

Spurs failed to make the top four at the just concluded Premier League season in which Jose Mourinho and his wards will not be playing in the Champions League next term.

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"What was very important to me is I wanted to play in a club where I could see myself for many years.

"Tottenham was the one. I'm very proud, very happy, excited.

"I think there's a fantastic future ahead for the club and I wanted so much to be a part of that,'' Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg told Spurs' official website.

Hojbjerg was up for sale after making it clear he would not extend his contract at St Mary's, which had one year still to run.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Danish midfielder, Joins Tottenham from Southampton

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Danish midfielder, Joins Tottenham from Southampton (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how former England international Ledley King made a return to Premier League side Tottenham as he has been appointed the first-team assistant to current manager Jose Mourinho.

This will be an incredible one for the 39-year-old who spent his entire career at Premier League side Tottenham playing 323 games before he retired in 2012.

According to the report on Express UK, Ledley King has replaced tactical analyst Ricardo Formosinho.

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The report added that Ledley King impressed Jose Mourinho while working with defensive players during football's suspension.

Spur however took to their official website to well come their former star back to the squad this time around in coaching capacity.

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