Serge Aurier granted work permit ahead of Tottenham move

Tottenham are close to concluding a deal that will see Serge Aurier become a Tottenham player.

A fee in the region of ยฃ23M has been agreed with PSG since last week however, the deal had been delayed until the Ivorian had a work permit to work in the UK.

The matter of attaining a work permit was a complicated issue as Aurier currently has a two month suspended prison sentence in France for assult. But the deal now looks set to go through and Tottenham will complete their third signing of the summer following the arrivals of Davidson Sanchez and Paulo Gazzinaga.