Tottenham pile more misery on Everton as they confirm the signing of Arnaut Danjuma on loan from Villarreal for the rest of the season after hijacking the forward’s move to Goodison Park
- Tottenham Hotspur swooped in last minute to complete Arnaut Danjuma deal
- Danjuma looked bound to join Everton even after sacking Frank Lampard
- But the former Bournemouth player has instead opted for a north London switch
Danjuma had looked bound for Everton having agreed a deal with the Merseyside club and passed a medical.
But Spurs have instead convinced the former Bournemouth star to move to north London instead after a last minute swoop.
Arnaut Danjuma has completed his loan move to Tottenham Hotspur from Villarreal
Danjuma will be hoping to add to Tottenham’s attack in their bid for a top four place
The 25-year-old has agreed a move which will see him spend the remainder of the 2022-23 campaign with Antonio Conte’s side.
Danjuma also confirmed his arrival at Spurs on social media with a tweet showing three pictures of him completing his move and tagging it with the club’s motto, saying: ‘To dare is to do. Let’s get to work.’
The signing will come as a huge blow to Everton who had seemingly all but completed a transfer for the forward over the weekend in what would have been their first incoming deal of the January window.
The former Bournemouth star was Everton bound before signing a deal with Tottenham
Danjuma joins from Spanish side Villarreal for the remainder of the 2022-23 season
The move will come as a blow to Everton chair Farhad Moshiri who looked to have signed him
But in the turmoil of the club sacking manager Frank Lampard, Spurs moved swiftly to hijack the move at the very last moment.
Conte’s side will be hoping it is the first of at least two transfers this week having also been closing in on right-back Pedro Porro.
The Champions League chasing side have long held in an interest in the Sporting Lisbon star and look to have finally come to an agreement with the Portuguese club over a transfer fee.
Spurs will now turn attention to trying…