Premier League Transfer News — 15 August 2013

Etienne CapoueEtienne Capoue has passed his medical and will therefore join Tottenham Hotspurs for a fee of 9.4 million sterling. The Toulouse midfielder was on Tottenham’s radar for quite sometime. Capoue said that following his medical the deal should go through very soon once all the papers will be signed. This summer, Tottenham have already signed Bazil international midfielder, Paulinho. It seems that Capoue will be available for Tottenham’s opener against Crystal Palace. Earlier in this transfer window he was close to joining Cardiff but the move did not materialize as personal terms couldn’t be struck.

Etienne Capoue is a French defensive midfielder. Until now, he has spent all his professional career at Toulouse where he established himself as a key player. He played more than 170 matches for Toulouse and found the back of the net 13 times. He is also a French international and represented France at various junior levels such as U18, U19 and U21. At senior level he represented France 5 times and managed to find the back of the net once.


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