Tottenham Hotspur have agreed to sell 24-year-old midfielder Jake Livermore to Hull City for an undisclosed fee, according to Goal.
Livermore made 41 appearances this season as Hull managed to clinch Premier League survival, and he was also started in the FA Cup final against Arsenal. Despite that he was unable to help his team throwing away a two goal lead that would have seen his club win the cup for the first time in their history.
With the arrival of manager Mauricio Pochettino from Southampton, where his team sheet was often filled with young English talent, and being fresh from what many people believe to be his best season yet, Livermore must have felt he would have been in with a chance of breaking through to the first team at White Heart Lane.
However having been guaranteed first team football and also with the chance to impress at a European level as the club is preparing to embark on its first Europa League campaign, this seems like an extremely sensible move for the Englishman. He should have an international call up on his mind as England crashed out of the World Cup largely due to disappointing performances in midfield, coupled with the rumours that both Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard may have played their last games in an England shirt.
In an interview published on the club's website Livermore said that he was happy to be making the permanent switch to the Tigers following his debut season there last term.
The player has been quick to address the fans in an interview at the KC Stadium where he said: "I'm delighted to be joining Hull City on a permanent basis, I thoroughly enjoyed my season here on loan and I firmly believe that this club will keep on going from strength to strength. I made my feelings known that I wanted to come here permanently and once the two clubs had agreed the fee, it was very straightforward."
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