Tottenham Hotspur have today secured the services of Davinson Sanchez on a 6 year deal. The record-breaking fee could reach £38m, far exceeding the £31.5m Tottenham paid Newcastle for Moussa Sissoko last season. All that is needed now is a work permit to officially complete the move.
The 21-year-old Colombia international was Ajax’s player of the year last season and was also a target for Barcelona and Inter Milan. He will now wear the number six shirt for spurs.
“In the past week, many meetings have taken place with Davinson’s business managers and with the Spurs,” said Ajax’s director of player policy Marc Overmars.
“For a long time, it didn’t look like we would reach an agreement. The truth is that we didn’t want to let him go, which was a factor too”.
“When we got to this enormous amount, and it became clear that Davinson would leave, I discussed the upcoming weeks with my colleagues at the club. We all agreed that this transfer period is over for us in terms of outbound players. We’re not letting anyone else go,” He concluded.