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Spurs forward Nacer Chadli joins West Bromwich on four-year deal

Football Soccer - Atletico Madrid v Tottenham Hotspur - International Champions Cup - Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia - 16/17 - 29/7/16 Tottenham's Nacer Chadli Reuters / Jason Reed

(Reuters) - Forward Nacer Chadli has joined West Bromwich Albion from Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur on a four-year contract, both clubs announced on Monday.

The 27-year-old becomes Albion’s second permanent signing of the transfer window, with manager Tony Pulis having set his sight on bringing in five new players before Wednesday’s transfer deadline.

Though no financial details were disclosed, media reports said Albion had paid 13 million pounds ($17.01 million) for Chadli.

“I feel very good to be here. It came very quickly but I spoke to the club and they have a good team, a good manager,” Chadli told the club’s website (www.wba.co.uk).

The Belgian international, who joined Spurs from Dutch side Twente Enschede in 2013, made 119 appearances in all competitions for the London club.

Albion, who have picked up four points from their first three league games, visit Bournemouth for their next fixture on Sept. 10.

($1 = 0.7644 pounds)

Reporting by Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Tony Jimenez

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