Michel Vorm explains why he joined Tottenham

Michel Vorm

Vorm chose to move to White Hart Lane after spending three seasons at Swansea City.

New Tottenham goalkeeper Michel Vorm has been revealing the reasons behind his move to White Hart Lane from Swansea City.

Vorm had been linked with a move away from the Liberty Stadium for much of last season and there were a few eyebrows raised at his move to North London. 

He told the official Tottenham website that it's a big club to work at, and is looking forward to big games against the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea.

He said: "I want to taste how it is to work and to play for a big club like Spurs.

"I played against the lads here in the Premier League and I think it’s a team with a lot of quality.

"I’ve already heard great stories about the manager and all the players so for me it’s just looking forward to a whole new experience to be at a top team and a top club. It’s a new challenge and I’m really looking forward to it.

"I think it’s one of the best clubs in the Premier League and I’m very pleased to be here and I'm looking forward to joining the boys in training."

The 30-year-old's move to White Hart Lane caught the eye for many because it's unlikely he will be the number one goalkeeper at the club, given the quality the club has in French stopper Hugo Lloris - who has recently signed a new long-term contract at the club, and is younger at the age of 27.

Some had speculated he may be a replacement for Lloris for the following season if Spurs fail to qualify for the Champions League. However, it seems as though a goalkeeper of Vorm's quality - recognised by the Netherlands having played for his country on 15 occasions - will provide good competition for Lloris.

Also with the club playing in the Europa League, it wouldn't be surprising to see the two rotated during the busier fixture periods. 

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