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Emerson Royal has completed his move from Barcelona to Tottenham and joined the Premier League club on a deal that runs until 2026.
The back comes to strengthen Spurs’ squad in a deal worth 21.5 million. £ (25 million), according to the selling club.
Emerson will provide competition for Japhet Tanganga and Matt Doherty on the right side of the Tottenham defense, with Serge Aurier apparently falling out of favor under Nuno Espirito Santo.
Brazil are leaving international Camp Nou after just three appearances since Barca took the opportunity to sign the player from Real Betis, where he had spent the last two and a half years.
Emerson moved to Spain in a three-way deal in January 2019, where both Betis and Barca each pay half of the 12 million fee. EUR to Atletico Mineiro.
The 22-year-old scored four goals during his LaLiga appearances, and also helped once as he played the most minutes of a Betis player across all competitions in the 2020-21 season (3,186).
He moves to England as a well-rounded defender, ranked second at Betis for refunds (163), third for chances created from open play (30) and second for successful duels (246).
It was confirmed by Spurs that the deal is subject to international approval and a work permit.
– Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 31, 2021