Spurs sign Parker from West Ham

Updated: 31 August 2011 20:24 IST

Scott Parker was heading back to the Premier League after Tottenham Hotspur signed the England midfielder from West Ham on Wednesday, just hours before the close of the transfer window deadline.

Spurs sign Parker from West Ham
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Scott Parker was heading back to the Premier League after Tottenham Hotspur signed the England midfielder from West Ham on Wednesday, just hours before the close of the transfer window deadline.

Parker handed in a formal transfer request to West Ham, who were relegated from the top-flight last season, on Tuesday and the deal that will see the player move from east to north London, worth a reported £6million, was completed on Wednesday.

"We are delighted to announce that we have reached agreement with West Ham United for the permanent transfer of Scott Parker," said a statement on Tottenham's website.

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