Found August 30, 2013 on Soccerlens:
Vlad Chiriches becomes Fifth summer signing for Tottenham - originally posted on 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.” Having completed a...

Tottenham signs Steaua Bucharest defender

Tottenham has signed of Romania center back Vlad Chiriches from Steaua Bucharest. The 23-year-old player has been brought to the North London club for a reported fee of 8.5 million pounds ($13.2 million) to strengthen the defense following the departures of William Gallas and Steven Caulker. Chiriches, who has played 19 times for Romania, will compete with Jan Vertonghen, Younes...

Tottenham signs Lamela, Chiriches

Tottenham took its summer spending close to 100 million euros ($133 million) on Friday by completing the signings of Romania center back Vlad Chiriches and Argentina forward Erik Lamela. The 23-year-old Chiriches moved from Steaua Bucharest for a reported fee of 8.5 million pounds ($13.2 million), strengthening the defense following the departures of William Gallas and Steven Caulker...
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