Tottenham said it reached an agreement to bring German midfielder Lewis Holtby from Schalke this month.
The soccer player agreed to come to north London at the end of the season, but Spurs negotiated an early release, it said today on its website. Terms of the pact weren’t released.
Holtby has scored four times in 27 matches for Schalke.
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