Tottenham snap up Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg from Southampton

Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg from Southampton.

The 25-year-old midfielder has joined the Lilywhites for an undisclosed fee, reported to be an initial £20million plus add-ons.

The Denmark international become’s Spurs’ first signing of the summer.

Hojbjerg told Spurs TV: “What was very important for me was I wanted to play at a club where I could see myself for many years and Tottenham was the one.

“I am very proud, very happy and excited. I think there is a fantastic future ahead for the club and I wanted so much to be a part of that.

“If you want to achieve the big things, you need 11 leaders on the pitch and to do that everyone needs to take responsibility in their position, bringing everything they have into the team. I always like to say whatever you put in, you get out.

Hojbjerg joins the Lilywhites after spending four seasons with Southampton, where he scored five goals in 128 appearances.

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