Last transfer news Tottenham news: Kevin Phillips reacts to Joe Rodon signing breaking sport news
Premierleague-News.com - In the latest Tottenham news, Kevin Phillips has reacted to the signing of Swansea City defender Joe Rodon on a permanent deal.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! 1461790441">Kevin Phillips has admitted his surprise Tottenham did not send their new signing Joe Rodon back on loan to Swansea City but suggested his value could soon rocket to £45million. Speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs, the former Sunderland and England striker claimed that it will be difficult for the 22-year-old to break into the Spurs team straight away but he will develop quickly if he plays. Tottenham announced the signing of Rodon on Friday evening after this site exclusively revealed earlier in the day that there had been a breakthrough in talks and the deal was set to be completed in time. ✍️ We are delighted to announce the signing of Joe Rodon on a permanent transfer from Swansea City, subject to international clearance. #WelcomeRodon ⚪️ #COYS — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) October 16, 2020 It is understood that the north London club have paid Swansea a straight cash fee of up to £15million including £4m of add-ons after the possibility of a player-plus-cash deal had been discussed. Rodon played a total of 54 games for his boyhood club and Phillips is surprised the Welsh international will not get the chance to add to that number.
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“For me I think Tottenham have made some good signings. I know that area (centre-back) is obviously what has been identified to strengthen.
“Can he go and make an impact straight away? It’s a big ask.
“Common sense would probably suggest bring the player in and loan him straight back to give him more experience.
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