Tottenham Hotspur have reached an agreement with Ajax for the transfer of Davinson Sanchez for a fee believed to be in the region of £42m, as Mauricio Pochettino looks set to complete his first signing of the summer.
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) August 17, 2017
Club record fee
It is understood that Tottenham will pay up to £42m for Sanchez.
The initial fee will be £28m, with £14m in add-ons.
Sanchez’s transfer will break Tottenham’s current club record which stands at £30m spent on Moussa Sissoko and Erik Lamela.
Tottenham are expected to pay the fee over the course of the next three years.
— Daily Hotspur (@Daily_Hotspur) August 17, 2017
Davinson Sánchez is very highly rated young centre-back aged just 21.
Sánchez played a pivotal role in Ajax run to the final in last season’s Europa League.
The Columbian has been previously linked with Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona showing how highly he is rated around Europe.
The 21 year-old joined Ajax last summer for Atlético Nacional for €5m, showing his incredible rise over the 2016/17 season.
Sanchez is expected to play on the right-side of a back-three at Spurs this season, further solidifying their defense.