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Tottenham close in on signing Fraser Forster from Southampton

Mon 23 May 2022 | 18:23

The transfer of Fraser Forster to Tottenham Hotspur is very close to being finalized at this point.

Tottenham

are closing on

Fraser Forster

deal as a backup goalkeeper. Medical could take place this week.  Sam Johnstone has never been a serious target for

Spurs

.

After eight years with

the Saints

and more than 150 total appearances for them across all competitions, the goalkeeper's contract with Southampton is set to expire in June, and he will leave the club at that time.

Spurs are still looking for a goalkeeper to play behind

Hugo Lloris

despite having tested out

Paolo Gazzaniga

, Joe Hart, and Pierluigi Gollini in the past several years. 

As for Southampton, they will be able to add another goalkeeper to their roster as a result of Forster's impending exit. The former Celtic player had spent much of his time between the sticks with Alex McCarthy, and Willy Caballero was also at St. Mary's for the 2021/22 season, despite the fact that his contract will also run out in June of that year.


source: SportMob

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