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'One Of The Best Days Of My Career' - Matt Doherty Has Joined Spurs

'One Of The Best Days Of My Career' - Matt Doherty Has Joined Spurs

Spurs confirmed on Sunday morning that Matt Doherty has signed a contract with the the club until 2024.

The move sees the 28-year-old Ireland international depart Wolves after a decade at the club. The fee for the defender is reported to be £15 million.

"I'm very proud to be joining such a big club," said Doherty, who will wear the number two jersey.

"The best stadium in the world, possibly the best training ground in the world from what I've seen.

"Whenever you start something new, you want to start well, you want to get off to a fast start. I can't wait to get going.

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"There was a friendly yesterday. I wanted to travel down yesterday and play in the game. That's how excited I feel about coming here.

"My time at Wolves was fantastic. I've got nothing bad to say about the club but I feel coming here is going to take my game and career to the next level.

"I really feel like I'm taking a big step forward. You can probably see it in my face, I'm so excited to get going. One of the best days in my career so far."

Doherty will now join up with the Ireland squad for the Nations Cup games against Bulgaria and Finland.

The move is also good new for Doherty's former club Bohemians. When the Dubliner left Bohs to join Wolves in 2010, the League of Ireland club had a 10 per cent sell-on clause included in the deal.

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