Bassong to sign after medical and personal terms

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Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a deal with Newcastle United for Sebastian Bassong.

The 23-year-old central defender will complete his switch to Spurs after he agrees personal terms and passes a medical.

Bassong, a French Under-21 international, who has international aspirations with Cameroon joined Newcastle last summer from Metz and featured 34 times for the Magpies.

A statement on the club’s official website read: “We are delighted to announce that we have reached agreement with Newcastle United for the transfer of Sebastien Bassong to the club, following the player successfully completing a medical examination and agreeing personal terms.”

Bassong will be suspended for the first two games of the season, following his sending-off against Fulham towards the end of the last Premiership campaign.

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