Tottenham have smashed their transfer record fee with the signing of 28-year-old Spaniard Roberto Soldado from Valencia for a fee of £26 million.
Soldado starred for Spain in the Confederations Cup and was impressive for Valencia last season as the 28-year-old also managed an impressive 30 goals last season.
On signing the star, Spurs released a statement on their official website saying:
"We are delighted to confirm the signing of Roberto Soldado from Valencia after he successfully completed his medical."
The new record signing is expected to go straight into Tottenham's squad for their final pre-season game of the summer against Espanyol and will be hoping to make a good impression at his new club.
The striker began his career at Real Madrid as a youth player where he only really featured in their La Liga B side, whilst in the B side he scored 63 goals in 120 appearances.
He then went on to move to Getafe for a three year spell before his move back to his boyhood club Valencia.
The signing of Soldado will help to strengthen the Spurs attack with Adebayor and Defoe being the only other established forwards in the team.
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