Just when do you consider a transfer to be a done deal? For some the famous old ‘Sky sources’ are enough evidence, traditionalists may prefer to wait for it to be announced by the BBC, while plenty refuse to believe anything until the new signing is pictured smiling on the club website along Mauricio Pochettino.
Well here’s a new one for you. Georges-Kevin Nkoudou’s transfer to Spurs has been confirmed by his barber.
The transfer window in 2016. Georges Kevin Nkoudou's hairdresser confirms the man's move to Tottenham on Instagram. pic.twitter.com/U5hjHExBQ9
— Get French Football (@GFFN) July 18, 2016
The Marseille-based Fabber Barber Shop confirmed Nkoudou’s move to London via their Instragram account and in doing so guaranteed the sort of publicity that would cost a fortune to buy.
As for Nkoudou’s fee, it’s rumoured to be in the region of £10.8m, which we’re sure you’ll agree is a snip.