Pape Matar Sarr will become a Tottenham Hotspur player in a deal worth €15 million plus ‘huge’ future add-ons before returning to Metz on loan for the rest of 2021/22, as reported by Fabrizio Romano on Twitter.
The Lowdown: Nuno’s restructure
As the new campaign gathers speed, Spurs boss Nuno Espirito Santo will be looking for the perfect blend of youth and experience in order to secure short-term and long-term success at the club under his stewardship.
Making inroads in terms of recruitment, the north Londoners have managed to secure three additions in the form of Pierluigi Gollini, Bryan Gil and Cristian Romero [Transfermarkt].
Now, the Lilywhites look to have signed off on a fourth incoming of the summer following recent reports on social media.
Will Pape Matar Sarr be a good signing for Spurs?
The Latest: ‘Here we go’ – Romano confirms Pape Matar Sarr will be a Tottenham player
Speaking to his large audience over on Twitter, transfer guru Romano signified that Sarr will swap France for north London in a deal worth €15 million (£12.9m) plus sizeable add-ons, remarking his famous ‘here we go’ phrase confirming the deal.
Paperwork is still to be signed to formalise the finer details of the agreement, with the Senegal international staying put at his current employers on loan for the rest of 2021/22.
The Verdict: Sarr is an exciting signing
Securing a player of massive potential such as Sarr will provide the Tottenham Hotspur support with some much-needed excitement going forward.
Very much in the infancy of his career, the 18-year-old’s versatility and ability to progress the ball effectively will add another flavour to the Spurs midfield, once he eventually seizes an opportunity to feature in the first-team.
In 2020/21, the 6 foot 1 ace enjoyed a really promising campaign, notching four goals in 26 appearances for Metz [Transfermarkt].
Recycling possession in effective measure last year, the Thiaroye-born anchor man managed to record a passing accuracy rate of 85.3% across the piece [WhoScored].
Once dubbed as being ‘like Miralem Pjanic’ by Metz director Olivier Perrin, the prodigious youngster will now turn his attentions towards furthering his footballing development for the remainder of his time in Ligue 1 [90Min].
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