Gedson Fernandes to have a medical at Tottenham on Monday ahead of loan move – BBC

Fernandes to Tottenham

Gedson Fernandes looks to be edging closer to a Premier League move.

The 21-year-old Benfica midfielder has been linked with a number of English clubs, recently including West HamManchester United and Chelsea.

But it seems Fernandes, who has featured 59 times for Benfica’s senior side, has chosen to move to Tottenham.

According to BBC Sport, the promising talent is due to have a medical with Spurs on Monday, ahead of an 18-month loan deal.

The BBC would also confirm that Fernandes has been targeted by David Moyes’ West Ham, but he has instead opted for a move to north London.

The report from BBC Sport didn’t mention if Spurs had the option to buy the Benfica star once his loan has finished.

However, Sky Sports News have also published a report concerning Fernandes’ move to Spurs.

And SSN would claim in said report that Tottenham will have the option to sign Fernandes for €65m.

LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 23: Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho looks on ahead of the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at London Stadium on November 23, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Craig Mercer/MB Media/Getty Images)

Mourinho on Fernandes

Tottenham’s next clash sees them take on Middlesbrough in an FA Cup 3rd round replay on Tuesday.

The Lilywhites were originally held to a 1-1 draw at the Riverside earlier this month.

You can check out 101’s betting tips for the clash here.

Prior to playing host to Boro, Spurs boss Jose Mourinho held his latest press conference on Monday.

During the presser, Mourinho was asked about Gedson Fernandes, and had this to say:

“I am waiting for news. News can come or not. I’m more worried about Middlesbrough than the market.

“Even if you get a player you cannot play him in a replay. So in this moment I’m not interested in Gedson or any kind of player.” As quoted by football.london.

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