What transfers did Tottenham Hotspur make in 2017?
Tottenham Hotspur made a number of transfers, both to and from Spurs, in the calendar year of 2017.
Tottenham’s first transfer of the year was for the midfielder Maximus Tainio from HJK Helsinki on the 16th January. Tainio transferred for an undisclosed fee. Spurs signed defender Davinson Sanchez from Ajax for £42m on the 23rd August. On the same day, the club also signed Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton for an undisclosed fee. The club signed two more defenders in the same month. On the 30th August, Juan Foyth joined Spurs from Estudiantes La Plata for a fee of £8m. A day later, Serge Aurier joined from PSG for £23m. Finally, the last purchase Tottenham made in 2017 was for Spanish striker Fernando Llorente, who joined Tottenham from Swansea City for a fee of £12m.
Although slightly outside the bracket of this question, it is worthy to note that Tottenham signed Lucas Moura from PSG on the transfer ‘deadline day’ in January 2018. Moura signed for a fee £25m and joined his old Paris partner Serge Aurier in wearing the Lilywhite shirt.
Tottenham also transferred a number of players out of the club during 2017.
On the 17th January, Tom Carroll joined Swansea for £4.5m. Spurs then sold two players on the 14th February: Nathan Oduwa and Nabil Bentaleb. Nathan moved to Olimpija Ljubljana for an undisclosed fee, and Nabil signed for FC Schalke for £16m. On the 12th July, Luke McGee traded Spurs for Portsmouth for an undisclosed fee. The biggest sale of the year came in the form of Kyle Walker. The club sold Kyle to Manchester City for £50m on the 14th July. On the 15th, Federico Fazio moved to AS Roma for £2.75m. Clinton N’jie, the forward from Cameroon, signed for Marseille on the 16th. Stoke City bought Kevin Wimmer for £18m on the 29th August. Finally, the last transfer out came on the 31st August: Will Miller signed for Burton Albion for an undisclosed fee.