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Chiriches completes 'dream' Spurs moveESPN staff August 30, 2013 « Live County Championship coverage | #TransferDeadlineDay »
Tottenham have completed the signing of centre-back Vlad Chiriches from Steaua Bucharest.
Chiriches, 23, reinforces the Spurs defence following the departures of William Gallas and Steven Caulker over the summer.
After sealing his reported £8.5 million move, Chiriches spoke of his delight at completing the switch to White Hart Lane.
He said: "For me, this is something incredible. A dream come true," he said.
Speaking after Thursday's 3-0 victory over Dinamo Tblisi, Spurs head coach Andre Villas-Boas had spoken highly of Chiriches.
"He is an interesting player that has been followed by lots of teams," Villas-Boas said. "He has tremendous qualities coming out with the ball and that's what we like in our defenders. He is a great leader."
Tottenham are also set to announce the signings of Erik Lamela and Christian Eriksen after they underwent medicals along with Chiriches on Thursday.
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