With a timely assist from the French judicial system, Tottenham have completed their deal to sign Serge Aurier from PSG.
The flying right-back joins for a fee of around £23million, has signed a five-year contract and will wear the No.24 shirt last sported by none other than Brad Friedel…
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 31, 2017
As good, if not better than Kyle Walker, three years younger and half the price. What’s not to like?
That said, Aurier has already told the Spurs website that he’s viewing this move as a “fresh start” and that he only wants to “make the fans proud” of him.
Easy to say, much more difficult to achieve.