Ho­jb­jerg deal edges closer

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Jose Mour­inho is on the brink of making Pier­reEmile Ho­jb­jerg (be­low right) his first sum­mer sign­ing at Tot­ten­ham in a £15 mil­lion deal from Southamp­ton af­ter progress in talks be­tween the clubs. Spurs have agreed the out­line of the pack­age to sign the Dan­ish mid­fielder, with per­sonal terms a for­mal­ity. Kyle Walk­erPeters, 23, is poised to move the op­po­site di­rec­tion in a trans­fer val­ued at

£12 mil­lion. The deals are be­ing treated sep­a­rately but talks be­tween the clubs have in­volved get­ting both done, with com­ple­tion ex­pected soon. Ho­jb­jerg, 24, has one year left on his con­tract at St Mary’s and made it clear he wanted to move to a club play­ing Euro­pean foot­ball, which Spurs man­aged by go­ing un­beaten in the fi­nal six games of the Premier League sea­son.

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