Tottenham have made their first signing of the January switch window as Dutch winger Arnaut Danjuma joined on mortgage from Villarreal for the the rest of the season.
Antonio Conte’s facet have been scouting for Danjuma after the 25-year-old appeared set to be part of Premier League outfit Everton. Danjuma will furnish Conte with yet another attacking choice as he appears to raise fifth-placed Tottenham lower back into the Premier League’s pinnacle 4 following their current fixtures.
“We are delighted to announce the signing of Arnaut Danjuma on loan from Villarreal until the end of the 2022/23 season, subject to international clearance,” a declaration on Tottenham’s internet site stated on Wednesday. Apart from Harry Kane, Tottenham’s forwards have struggled to attain pinnacle type, with Son Heung-min, Dejan Kulusevski and Richarlison all fighting accidents at instances.
Nigeria-born Danjuma might make his Tottenham debut in Saturday’s FA Cup fourth-round tie at second-tier Preston. The 27-year-old acquired his first style of the Premier League when he joined Bournemouth in 2019. He spent two years with the Cherries, scoring 17 objectives in 52 video games, earlier than signing for La Liga facet Villarreal in 2021.
During his first season with the Spanish membership, he was a key discern inside the run to the Champions League semi-finals, scoring six objectives in 11 appearances inside the opposition. He additionally scored 10 instances in 23 La Liga video games final season, earlier than scoring six objectives in 17 video games in all competitions this time period.