Holtby impressed with fans and facilities at Tottenham

Lewis Holtby signed for Tottenham Hotspur from Schalke ahead of schedule after being impressed by the club's fans, facilities and boss Andre Villas-Boas.

Lewis Holtby signed for Tottenham Hotspur from Schalke ahead of schedule after being impressed by the club's fans, facilities and boss Andre Villas-Boas.

The 22-year-old has walked away from Champions League football to join the Premier League's fourth-placed side, but insisted it was an easy decision to make.

He told Tottenham's official website: "It is fantastic to be here. I can't wait to settle and to play for the club and I am looking forward to the season.

"The facilities are the best I have seen. I am proud to be here, a huge club that is only getting bigger and bigger.

"I played Champions League with Schalke, but I wanted to be here now.

"As soon as I saw the facilities, the crowd and spoke to Andre, I just knew I wanted to be here. I am over the moon."

 

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