Tottenham complete signing of 18-year-old midfielder Pape Sarr from Metz for £14.5million but Senegal international is loaned back to French side for the rest of the season
- Tottenham have finalised the signing of midfielder Pape Sarr from Metz
- Sarr, who has joined for £14.5million, has immediately been loaned back to Metz
- The 18-year-old had also been linked with Chelsea, Arsenal and Everton
Tottenham have completed the signing of midfielder Pape Sarr from Metz for £14.5million.
However, Sarr will be loaned back to Metz for the remainder of this season, as reported by the club’s official website.
The 18-year-old has been capped once by Senegal at senior level.
Tottenham have completed the signing of midfielder Pape Sarr from Metz for £14.5million
Chelsea, Arsenal and Everton had all been linked with a move for Sarr.
In 2018 Sarr joined Metz from the Generation Foot academy in Senegal.
Last season the youngster, who is effective at winning possession, made 25 appearances in total for Metz, scoring four goals.
Sarr won’t link up with Nuno Espirito Santo’s side straight away as he’s been loaned back to Metz
A Senegal international, Sarr has gained plenty of experience playing for Metz in Ligue 1
So far this campaign Sarr has already featured three times and he will hope to gain further experience prior to linking up with Tottenham next year.
Earlier this year Sarr made his senior debut for Senegal against Congo.
So far in this transfer window Nuno Espirito Santo’s Tottenham have brought in Bryan Gil on a permanent deal, while Cristian Romero and Pierluigi Gollini have arrived on loan.
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