22-year-old international suggests he is on his way to Tottenham

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Tottenham Hotspur will reportedly pay FC Koln £4 million for defender Kevin Wimmer.

FC Koln defender Kevin Wimmer has suggested to Bild that he will join Tottenham Hotspur in the summer transfer window.

Kicker reported earlier today that FC Koln media spokesman Frederic Latz has confirmed a clause in the deal which makes it so that it cannot be announced until after Tottenham's final game of the season.

Wimmer has still not named Spurs as the club where he will move to this summer, but he has given a strong indication that it is at White Hart Lane where he will play his football next season.

“It is the next step in my development,” the youngster told Bild. “I would like them to make it to the Europa League.”

According to Sky Sports, the highly-rated 22-year-old centre-back will sign a four-year contract and join Spurs for a transfer fee of £4 million.

Wimmer, an Austria international, is one of the better young defenders in the Bundesliga and has been an important player for Koln this season.

In 32 appearances in the Bundesliga, the youngster created five chances, had a pass accuracy of 75%, and won 87 headers, 17 dribbles and 29 tackles.

Tottenham have once again failed to finish in the top four of the Premier League, but they remain in contention of a place in the Europa League next season.

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