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Chiriches eager to put down roots at Spurs

Vlad Chiriches hopes to put down roots at Tottenham.

Chiriches has never stayed for more than two years at one club, starting out as a youth team player at Benfica and moving three more times until joining Spurs.

He said: "I played for small teams and it was a step up each time. But the move to Spurs is the biggest step in my life. I don't know about how much my value is. If Spurs paid £8.5million for me then I must be worth it.

"It is incredible to be here and I am proud to play for Tottenham. My girlfriend stayed in England for six or seven years, so settling was easier. My colleagues have done good things for me too."

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