Tottenham agree deal to ship out defender to Southampton

Tottenham defender Kyle Walker-Peters is reportedly set to move to Southampton on loan for the remainder of the season.

Football Insider claims that Spurs have accepted a loan bid from the Saints for the 22-year-old defender and that Walker-Peters has agreed to a move to the South Coast.

The report adds that Southampton beat off competition from Premier League rivals Crystal Palace to land the defender.

It’s claimed that Spurs and Saint failed to come to an agreement on a permanent transfer fee and so the deal is not expected to include an option to buy.

A report from Sky Sports also states that Southampton are confident of completing the deal over the next 24 hours.

Meanwhile, former Tottenham midfielder Rafael van der Vaart has backed Steven Bergwijn to be a success under Spurs boss Jose Mourinho.

Having been linked with a move for the PSV winger in the past few days, reports on Tuesday claimed that Spurs have agreed a deal to bring the 22-year-old to North London.

Bergwijn, who moved up to PSV’s senior team in 2013, has scored six goals and assisted 13 others in 29 appearances in all competitions so far this season.

Writing on Twitter, Van der Vaart explained why he is excited to see the Dutchman in the Premier League. Read more…