Transfer news: Barcelona, ​​Tottenham confirm Lenglet loan deal

The move comes after Barcelona signed Denmark international Andreas Christensen on a free transfer from Chelsea, which pushes Lenglet further down the pecking order at Camp Nou behind Gerard Pique, Ronald Araujo and Eric Garcia.

Lenglet joined Barcelona from Sevilla in 2018, but the left-sided centre-half struggled last season, starting just seven La Liga games and making several critical mistakes.

The move, agreed on Friday, does not include the option for Tottenham to make the loan permanent, with the English club paying a flat fee for the loan, plus a portion of the player’s salary, reports Xinhua news agency. Pays percentage.

Barcelona are once again struggling to meet La Liga’s strict financial fair-playing rules and need to lower their salary bill to include more in the first team squad.

Although problems with Lenglet’s work permit delayed the deal, he became Tottenham’s fifth signing of the summer after Ivan Perisic, Fraser Forster, Yves Bisouma and Richardson.

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