Tottenham: Benfica’s Gedson Fernandes due for medical before loan move to Spurs

Fernandes is reported to maintain a release clause of is £102m however he has most productive played seven cases within the league this season

Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes is thanks to maintain a medical at Tottenham on Monday sooner than an 18-month loan to the Premier League club.

Fernandes had been centered by West Ham however has opted as every other to affix Jose Mourinho at Spurs.

If he passes the medical, the 21-year-ancient will change into Mourinho’s first signing as Tottenham supervisor.

“I’m waiting for news,” Mourinho mentioned on Monday. “I acquire no longer desire to chat about a Benfica player.”

It is blueprint Tottenham will maintain an possibility to purchase Fernandes when his loan take care of the Premier League club expires in 2021.

His arrival will be a rob for Mourinho, who has lost skipper Harry Kane and influential midfielder Moussa Sissoko to prolonged-term hurt.

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