Spurs sign Parker

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Tottenham have completed the signing of Scott Parker from West Ham.

The England midfielder handed in a formal transfer request on Tuesday, and the deal, believed to be worth £6million, was completed on Wednesday afternoon.

A statement on Tottenham's official website,, read: "We are delighted to announce that we have reached agreement with West Ham United for the permanent transfer of Scott Parker."

The Hammers confirmed on their website that they had reluctantly allowed the former Charlton Athletic midfielder leave the club, although David Bentley moves to the Boelyn Ground.

"West Ham United can confirm the club have reached an agreement with Tottenham Hotspur for the transfer of Scott Parker," a statement read on the club's official website.

"The midfielder has moved to White Hart Lane after handing in an official written transfer request on Tuesday night, despite the best attempts of the Board and management to retain his services."

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