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Spurs complete deal for Paris Saint-Germain’s Aurier

London: Ivorian right-back Serge Aurier has joined Tottenham Hotspur from Paris Saint-Germain on a five-year contract, the two clubs announced on Thursday.

Spurs are reported to have paid PSG around £23 million to sign the 24-year-old, who won two Ligue 1 titles during his three years in Paris.

The deal was held up as Spurs' request for a work permit was complicated by the suspended two-month prison sentence Aurier was given after an assault on a police officer outside a Paris nightclub in May, 2016.

"This is a huge and exciting opportunity at a massive football club and I am determined to prove myself as a professional both on and off the pitch," Aurier said in comments published on the Spurs website.

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