DEAL DONE: Tottenham confirm the signing of Fernandes

Tottenham have confirmed the signing of Gedson Fernandes on a 18-month loan from Benfica with an option to make the transfer permanent.The 21-year-old Portugal international opted to sign for Premier League West Ham before agreeing to joined his fellow countryman in North London.We are delighted to announce that we have reached agreement for the 18-month loan of Gedson Fernandes from Benfica with an option to make the transfer permanent for 50m euros (£42.7m).

Fernandes has Champions League experience and last season played 46 times, scoring three goals and laying on six assists but the midfielder will wear the number 30 shirt for the remainder of this season.

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Source: FCNaija