Last transfer news Tottenham news: Noel Whelan reacts to Joe Rodon signing breaking sport news
Premierleague-News.com - In the latest Tottenham news, Noel Whelan has delivered the verdict on the signing of Swansea City defender Joe Rodon on deadline day.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! 1405547728">Tottenham have taken a “big risk” in signing defender Joe Rodon, according to Noel Whelan. Speaking exclusively to Football Insider assistant editor Russell Edge, the former Leeds United striker said the 22-year-old has not proven he is able to cope with the Premier League. Spurs announced on deadline day that they had signed Rodon for a reported initial £11million fee from Swansea City plus add-ons. ✍️ 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 This site revealed earlier in the day that the two clubs had made a breakthrough in talks after previously discussing a potential player-plus-cash deal. Asked by Football Insider what he made of the £11million fee, Whelan said: “That is the sort of money that is sensible for that sort of player.
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“Yes, he plays for Wales but it’s different when you play in the Premier League.
“That’s a sensible bit of business done by Swansea. You’re not holding anyone to ransom, you’re giving a young player an opportunity to go and test themselves in the best league in the world at a very good football club that will bring players through and improve them.
“It’s a big risk for Tottenham, they don’t know if he’s going to be able to cope with the demands.
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