Toby Alderweireld passes Tottenham medical ahead of £11.5m move

first_imgToby Alderweireld is close to finalising a switch to Tottenham, talkSPORT understands.The Atletico Madrid defender has completed a medical and agreed terms with the north London side despite Southampton being in dispute with the Spanish outfit.Alderweireld spent a successful loan spell at St Mary’s last season and the Saints were expected to complete a permanent £6.8million deal this summer, after it was understood Atletico failed to cancel his buy-out clause in time.However, Atletico maintain they have paid the £1.5m option to scrap the deal and have negotiated an £11.5m fee to sell the Belgium international to Spurs.The 26-year is now putting the finishing touches to his move to White Hart Lane and has already undergone a successful medical.He will link up with former Ajax teammates Jan Vertonghen and Christian Eriksen. 1 Toby Alderweireld last_img read more