Sunderland and Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Younes Kaboul's transfer

Sunderland have snapped up Tottenham defender Younes Kaboul.

As seen above, Sunderland have confirmed the signing of Tottenham Hotspur centre back Younes Kaboul on a four-year contract.

The French centre back, 29, was appointed Tottenham captain by Mauricio Pochettino last summer, and whilst he made a strong start to the season, he eventually faded into obscurity.

A summer departure seemed inevitable for Kaboul, and that has now been completed, having signed for Sunderland on Thursday evening.

Kaboul joins Adam Matthews, Sebastian Coates and Jeremain Lens in signing for the Black Cats, with manager Dick Advocaat proving to be active in the transfer market.

Kaboul is now expected to form a central defensive partnership alongside Coates, replacing the ageing John O'Shea and Wes Brown in the heart of defence - something Sunderland fans have been keen to see for some time.

The move brings an end to Kaboul's five-and-a-half year second spell with Tottenham, and both sets of fans have been reacting to the new on Twitter.

Tottenham fans have generally wished Kaboul luck with his new club, noting that a move away from White Hart Lane was best for all - whilst Sunderland fans are somewhat mixed, with some excited by his arrival, with others more sceptical.

Here are some of the reactions from Sunderland and Tottenham fans after Kaboul completed his move to the Stadium of Light...

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