Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg underwent a medical at on Monday ahead of his proposed transfer from .
The Denmark international was at the club’s Hotspur Way training complex to undergo health checks, it is understood.
Hojbjerg is primed to join Spurs for a reported initial £15million, which could rise to more than £20m with add-ons, with right-back Kyle Walker-Peters set to go the other way in a separate deal.
Hojbjerg was stripped of the captaincy at the south coast club after he informed them he would not be signing a new contract and spent much of the resumption of the 2019-20 campaign out of the side.
There was interest from Everton, but the midfielder was keen to work with Jose Mourinho at Spurs, who look to have got the deal done in an uncharacteristically swift manner.
Hojbjerg arrived in England in 2016 from Bayern Munich, where he also worked under Pep Guardiola and impressed at St Mary’s, soon taking on the armband.
But with his contract running out next summer, he informed the club that he would not be renewing terms and Southampton have now cashed in. Continue reading