Aug 29, 2017
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How Twitter reacted as Kevin Wimmer’s £18m move from Tottenham to Stoke City was confirmed

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With the likes of Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen, Eric Dier and the incoming Davinson Sanchez ahead of Kevin Wimmer in the pecking order, it’s little surprise that the Austrian has left Tottenham.

And after numerous teams were reported to be chasing the 24-year-old defender, Stoke City have won the race and they announced the signing of Wimmer on a five-year deal on the club’s website.

Speaking about the arrival of Wimmer, Stoke boss Mark Hughes said:

“Kevin is an undoubted talent and he will significantly add to the quality of the group of players that I already have at my disposal.

“We put a real emphasis on trying to enhance the defensive areas of the squad this summer and we feel that we have been able to do that.”

Wimmer is the third defender to walk through the doors of the bet365 Stadium this summer after Chelsea’s Kurt Zouma and Bruno Martins Indi, becoming their seventh arrival of a productive market.

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It was the Potters’ that took to social media to announce the news…

And Stoke supporters were pleased with another piece of good business…

With anticipation growing over a solid defensive unit under Mark Hughes…

Not all were impressed through, with some wondering if Wimmer’s needed…

Whilst on the flip side Tottenham fans were left thrilled by the price…

With one person having a particularly comical approach to the transfer fee…

What do you think Stoke fans? Is Wimmer a smart addition? Let us know below.

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