Gedson Fernandes: Tottenham complete loan move for Benfica midfielder

Gedson Fernandes: Tottenham complete loan move for Benfica midfielder

The same article says that West Ham United have also made an offer for Fernandes, and the final decision as to where he will end up rests with the player himself.

"All players, all young players, want to work with him because he's one of the best and all of us want to stay near the best".

That's the headline for a column written by Record journalist Rui Calafate today, as he analyses the transfer of Gedson Fernandes to Tottenham Hotspur.

"I can not answer [about his thoughts on Fernandes] because I don't know if we are getting [him]".

A 1-1 draw at Middlesbrough brought the teams back to London for a replay, which Tottenham started well and took a two-goal lead after 15 minutes through Giovani Lo Celso and Erik Lamela.

"I think they need to strengthen, not just in midfield, also defensive areas and in particular up front".

The deal includes an option for the Premier League club to make the move permanent for a reported €50 million (£42.8m).

Fernandes expressed his delight after completing a move to north London, stating: "It's one big dream to come to this big club".

"I am very happy".

"I will try to give my best for the club every day, every training, every game, every shift".

The Republic of Ireland global was set to complete his move back to the Premier League last week but there have been one or two issues with the medical as Randolph recovers from a thigh injury. "If you ask me if I know the reasons, I am not an idiot, I am in football for many years and know clearly a player in this situation. I want to make good things - let's see!"

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