Tottenham Hotspur have completed the £4million signing of Eric Dier from Sporting Lisbon, Express reports.

Dier becomes Spur’s third summer signing after the club beat Newcastle United and West Ham to the defender on a five-year deal.

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The English starlet was delighted with the move, stating on Tottenham’s official website: “”I am really excited to be joining such a big club in the Premier League.

“It has always been my ambition to come back to England and play in the Premier League so I am really happy to be back.

“I want to impress the manager and keep the fans happy. I want to do as well as possible for the club.

The 20-year-old acknowledged the strength of the Premier League, and is raring to go for the new season.

“The Premier League is the biggest league in the world. I was watching a lot of Tottenham during my time in Portugal.

“I enjoy watching Tottenham play because of their attacking style. I want to adapt quickly to the Premier League and do as best I can.”