The Colombian defender has penned a six-year deal to bring him to north London and has become Tottenham’s club record signing in the process.
The club confirmed his arrival last night, and shared a short clip of Sanchez speaking about himself and his hopes for his time at Spurs.
Below is a full transcript of everything he said.
“I want to say hello to everyone and thank you for the welcome I have received. Thank you for making me feel like I’m part of this club. You’ve made me feel like an important player and I already feel at home here. Thanks for everything.
“This is a massive opportunity for me because of what Tottenham represents, not just here in England but around the world. It’s a huge step forward in my career and will allow me to continue developing and achieving things.
“This is one of the biggest clubs in the league. We can compete on any level and with any team.
“Being able to work with players of this calibre gives you an opportunity to develop individually too. I think that when the whole group improves, so too do the individuals.
“I’m strong in the tackle and I always try to play proper football. I think that those are my main characteristcs.
“I think everybody knows what I can become and what I bring to the club – such as my pace and my mental strength. I think that makes me a player that can make a big contribution for Tottenham.”
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