MX23RW : Friday, January 17 12:12:17| >> :600:241474:241474:

Gedson Fernandes completes Tottenham Hotspur medical ahead of move from Benfica?

Gedson Fernandes completes Tottenham medical?
© Reuters
A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur are close to confirming the loan signing of Gedson Fernandes from Benfica.

Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes has completed his medical with Tottenham Hotspur ahead of an 18-month loan move, according to a report.

The Portugal international is said to have arrived in London on Monday to finalise his switch to the Premier League side, who are managed by compatriot Jose Mourinho.

Sky Sports News reports that an official announcement will be made at some point in the next 24 hours, with Spurs having the option of making the deal permanent for £56m at the end of the 2020-21 campaign.

Fernandes also reportedly had the chance to join West Ham United on an identical deal, but he instead opted for London rivals Tottenham.

Benfica academy product Fernandes has made 12 appearances at club level this term.

body check tags ::

Click here for more stories about Gedson Fernandes

Click here for more stories about Tottenham Hotspur

Share this article now:
New Instagram promo
Benfica's Gedson Fernandes in action with AEK Athens' Vasilis Barkas during a Champions League match in December 2018
Read Next:
Spurs agree deal for Benfica midfielder Fernandes?
>
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free match previews newsletter! Updates are sent twice a week.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool21201050143661
2Manchester CityMan City22152562253747
3Leicester CityLeicester22143547212645
4Chelsea22123739291039
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd2297636251134
6Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd228862421332
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2271053128331
8Tottenham HotspurSpurs228683631530
9Crystal Palace227872024-429
10Arsenal2261062931-228
11Everton2284102532-728
12Southampton2284102739-1228
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2275102134-1326
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2266102530-524
15Burnley2273122437-1324
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham2164112533-822
17Watford2257102034-1422
18Aston Villa2263132843-1521
19Bournemouth2255122035-1520
20Norwich CityNorwich2235142245-2314

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!