Tottenham bought Kevin Wimmer to Premier League rival Stoke for 18 million kilos ($23.three million) on Tuesday, dishing out with the Austria middle again after reinforcing its protection final week by signing Davinson Sanchez.
Wimmer, who signed a 5-yr deal, is Stoke’s third new central defender after Kurt Zouma and Bruno Martins Indi.
“We put an actual emphasis on making an attempt to reinforce the defensive areas of the squad this summer time,” Stoke supervisor Mark Hughes stated, “and we really feel that we now have been in a position to try this.”
Wimmer was a again-up defender at Tottenham, enjoying solely 31 video games after becoming a member of from Cologne in 2015, though he was handed a brand new 5-yr deal within the 2016 offseason. With Sanchez becoming a member of Tottenham for a membership-document charge, Wimmer’s prospects of getting within the workforce have been additional decreased.
Stoke, which has 4 factors from its first three league video games, has signed seven gamers within the switch window.