Vlad Chiriches becomes Fifth summer signing for Tottenham - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Tottenham Hotspur have continued their spending spree with the purchase of centre-back Vlad Chiriches, the club has announced officially.
Spurs were a bit thin on their defensive front after the deaprtures of William Gallas and Steven Caulker, but have swiftly moved to resolve the problem, after signing the 23-year-old Chiriches for a fee of around £8.5million.
The Romanian has played 62 times for Steaua Bucharest during his two-year stint at the club and has made 19 appearances for his nation as well.
Andre Villas-Boas has spoken fondly of his new signing last night, after Spurs’ enthralling and convincing 3-0 victory over Dinamo Tbilisi in the Europa League.
“He is an interesting player that has been followed by lots of teams,” Villas-Boas said.
“He has tremendous qualities coming out with the ball and that’s what we like in our defenders. He is a great leader.”
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