Transfer: Kyle Walker joins another Premier League club

Southampton, on Wednesday completed the signing of Tottenham right-back, Kyle Walker-Peters on loan until the end of the season.

Southampton made this known in a statement on their official website.

Speaking after completing his move to Southampton, Walker told the club’s official website: “I had a chat with the manager and he assured me I was the type of player he liked and I got that feeling from watching Southampton that I could fit in well.

“I come here looking to help the club improve and improve myself. I just want to win as many games as possible and enjoy playing football.”

Reacting, Southampton manager, Ralph Hasenhüttl said: “It was clear this month that we could use additional support in the full-back positions, and Kyle was exactly the profile of player I was hoping we could bring in,” said Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhüttl.

“He will be a good addition to our squad, and we are pleased that he has chosen to join us ahead of a number of other clubs who were interested in signing him.”

Walker, 22, made 24 first-team appearances for Spurs, but has only featured once since Jose Mourinho took charge in November.


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