Tottenham have announced the signing of England goalkeeper Fraser Forster on a loose transfer from Premier League opponents Southampton.
The 34-12 months-antique will join Spurs on a -12 months settlement on July 1 following the expiration of his Saints deal.
He is predicted to provide returned-up for Hugo Lloris in north London and maximum in all likelihood to play within the domestic cup competitions.
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“This is a splendid opportunity for me,” he advised Tottenham’s internet site. “When a team like this comes along, it’s not possible to say no. I couldn’t get here speedy sufficient to get it executed.
“Everything about the vicinity is global-magnificence. The stadium might be the first-rate I’ve ever been to – ask any participant in the Premier League, and that’s what they’ll say.
“The training ground is improbable, so one can come here and work, and work tough, I’m very privileged. It’s an possibility I’m very thankful for.”
Forster made 162 appearances over an 8-year spell at St Mary’s, together with 24 outings in all competitions last season.Fraser Forster made 24 appearances for Southampton closing season (Kieran Cleeves/PA)
He has been capped six instances by his u . s . a ., together with his most current call-up coming in March.
Forster travelled to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and become additionally a part of the Three Lions squad for Euro 2016.
Having started his career with Newcastle, he frolicked on mortgage at Stockport, Bristol Rovers and Norwich earlier than two a hit season-long stays with Celtic ended in a everlasting flow to the Scottish club in 2012.
He joined Southampton two years later and, after losing his starting function on the south coast, returned to Celtic Park for the 2019-20 marketing campaign before later returning to favour under Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl.
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— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) June 8, 2022
Tottenham completed fourth ultimate season underneath Antonio Conte to stable a Champions League return following a two-year absence.
“It might be a incredible season, first rate to have Champions League soccer,” persevered Forster.
“Having completed that, I’m positive the membership will need to go as far as they can in the competition.
“I’ve performed almost 50 European games, so if I can are available in and assist in any manner possible, that’s what I’ll be seeking to do.”