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Tottenham sign striker Fernando Llorente from Swansea

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Chelsea done gotten gazumped

Swansea City v West Bromwich Albion - Premier League Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images

Tottenham Hotspur have made their fifth and likely final signing of the transfer window, acquiring Fernando Llorente from Swansea City for a price reported at £11 million. He is said to be on a two-year deal with an option for a third.

To evaluate this signing will require a careful analysis of his statistical profile, including age-related decline, as well as judicious selections of video clips to examine his tactical strengths and weaknesses.

Can you hear the drums Fernando? I remember long ago another starry night like this. In the firelight Fernando, you were humming to yourself and softly strumming your guitar. I could hear the distant drums and sounds of bugle calls were coming from afar.

They were closer now Fernando. Every hour every minute seemed to last eternally. I was so afraid Fernando. We were young and full of life and none of us prepared to die. And I'm not ashamed to say, the roar of guns and cannons almost made me cry.

There was something in the air that night. The stars were bright, Fernando. They were shining there for you and me, for liberty, Fernando. Though I never thought that we could lose, there's no regret. If I had to do the same again, I would, my friend, Fernando. If I had to do the same again, I would, my friend, Fernando.

Now we're old and grey Fernando, and since many years I haven't seen a rifle in your hand. Can you hear the drums Fernando? Do you still recall the frightful night we crossed the Rio Grande? I can see it in your eyes, how proud you were to fight for freedom in this land.

There was something in the air that night. The stars were bright, Fernando. They were shining there for you and me, for liberty, Fernando. Though I never thought that we could lose, there's no regret. If I had to do the same again, I would, my friend, Fernando. If I had to do the same again, I would, my friend, Fernando.

There was something in the air that night. The stars were bright, Fernando. They were shining there for you and me, for liberty, Fernando. Though I never thought that we could lose, there's no regret. If I had to do the same again, I would, my friend, Fernando.

Yes, if I had to do the same again, I would, my friend, Fernando.