While it is STILL not officially official, Sky Sports News claims to understand the numbers, and then some, surrounding the deal for Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon.
Tottenham have agreed a deal to sign Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham.— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) August 8, 2019
We understand the fee to be an initial £25m, rising to £30m with Josh Onomah moving the other way.
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On the heels of Wednesday’s news that a medical would take place on Thursday morning, we now see that the deal could cost Tottenham up to £30m, in addition to sending midfielder Josh Onomah to Craven Cottage.
Whether you view Sessegnon as a winger or future starting left back, there is no denying that the 19-year-old has great potential, and let’s say there are considerably worse managers under which he could learn than Mauricio Pochettino. Sending Josh Onomah, a player that it seemed clear was not in Pochettino’s plans, the other direction would be helpful to both player and club, as it would give him a chance to play much more frequently, and it would save Spurs some money overall.
What do you think? Is this a fair price for Sessegnon, or is it too much? Either way, we’re still waiting for official confirmation, but it’s close to crossing the finish line.