Tottenham have announced the signing of left-back Sergio Reguilon from Real Madrid on a five-year deal, for a potential fee of £32million, while Welsh star Gareth Bale returns to the club after departing for Real Madrid in 2014.
The Spanish full-back, who completed his medicals on Friday, after flying to the club on a private jet owned by Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy on Friday morning, will wear the No.3 jersey.
Tottenham are reported to have agreed to input a buy-back clause in their deal to sign Reguilon, as Real Madrid will be able to take him back to the Bernabeu for a fee in the region of £45million.
Real head coach Zinedine Zidane congratulated Regilon on securing his move to the Premier League, saying the 23-year-old deserved his move to Tottenham.
He said: “We’ve got two players in every position and I’ve got two full-backs.
“What I can’t have is three or four because then it becomes a problem. I wish Reguilon all the very best because he had a good season at Sevilla and deserves to now go and join Tottenham.”
Speaking in an interview after his unveiling, Reguilon said: “I think I am now in the hardest league in the world, the most difficult one. I can’t wait to start this adventure”
“I talked a lot with Bale, regarding everything: the club, the city, the new stadium and I just can’t wait to start with my teammates.”
New man Gareth Bale also heaped praises on the defender, claiming the 23-year-old is a great addition to the squad.
He said: “So, yeah, he’s an exciting young left-back, very energetic, loves attacking, great delivery.
“He’s a great signing and a great addition to the squad and I think everyone will enjoy watching him.”
Gareth Bale has also returned to Tottenham after leaving the White Hart Lane for Real Madrid in 2013.
While At Real Madrid, Bale has won four UEFA Champions League titles two LaLiga titles, one Copa del Rey, three UEFA Super Cups, and three Club World Cups.