Davinson Sanchez having Tottenham medical ahead of club-record move

Manchester United's Ecuadorian midfielder Antonio Valencia (L) and Ajax Colombian defender Davinson Sánchez vie for the ball during the UEFA Europa League
Image: Davinson Sanchez is having a medical on Tuesday

Davinson Sanchez is having a medical on Tuesday ahead of a club-record move to Tottenham, according to Sky sources.

Spurs confirmed on Friday that a deal, believed to be worth up to £42m, had been agreed with Ajax and the Colombian international had signed a six-year contract, subject to a medical and work permit.

It is believed there will be no problems with the work permit. The 21-year-old has been capped twice by Colombia.

Davinson Sanchez of Ajax in action during the Eredivisie match between Ajax Amsterdam and ADO Den Haag
Image: Sanchez was Ajax's player of the year last season

"I would like to thank the coach, management, players and fans of Ajax. It is a great move for me to come here to develop my career," Sanchez told the Spurs website on Friday.

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"I am very excited to be signing for such a famous club as Tottenham Hotspur. I am looking forward to working with Mauricio Pochettino and the players and meeting everyone there."

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - APRIL 02:  Davinson Sanchez and Joel Veltman of Ajax battles for the ball with Dirk Kuyt of Feyenoord Rotterdam during the Dutch E
Image: Sanchez joined Ajax last summer

Sanchez was Ajax's player of the year last season and was also a target for Barcelona and Inter Milan.

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