Football: Tottenham confirm arrival of Sporting's English defender Dier
Published on Aug 2, 2014 10:30 PM
LONDON (REUTERS) - Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of English defender Eric Dier from Portuguese side Sporting on a five-year deal, the Premier League club announced on Saturday.
No fee was disclosed but media reports say Spurs paid around four million pounds (S$8.1 million) for the England under-21 International.
"It has always been my ambition and my dream to come back to England and play in the Premier League," the 20-year-old told the club website (www.tottenhamhotspur.com).
"I've watched a lot of Tottenham and I've always enjoyed the way they play, their attacking football.
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