By Wayne Veysey

10th Aug, 2021 | 12:16pm

Four-year deal agreed: Cirkin arrives at Sunderland to complete Tottenham transfer - Sources

Dennis Cirkin has arrived on Wearside to complete a transfer from Tottenham to Sunderland, Football Insider can exclusively reveal.

The defender, 19, is joining the League One giants on a permanent deal after they had a six-figure bid accepted by Spurs.

A Sunderland source has told Football Insider that Cirkin is on Wearside at lunchtime today to undergo a medical and put the finishing touches to the transfer as well as sign a contract.

He has agreed the terms of a four-year contract that runs until the summer of 2021.

The site broke the news on 5th August that Sunderland were in advanced talks to sign Cirkin.

Talks have subsequently progressed and an agreement was reached over the weekend.

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Cirkin has taken the bold move to leave a Premier League giant to drop down two divisions after rejecting Spurs’ offer of a new contract.

He decided to accept Sunderland’s offer after recognising the opportunity of first-team football this season was distant, with Sergio Reguilon, Ben Davies and Ryan Sessegnon ahead of him in the left-back pecking order.

In Lee Johnson’s side he is expected to slot straight into the team as they look to build upon their opening-day 2-1 win over Wigan Athletic.

The left-footed teenager was hailed as a rising star by Jose Mourinho when he took over as manager in November 2019.

The Portugese described the youngster in November 2019, via a media conference, as a player with “a lot of quality”.

Cirkin first made the bench for the senior team as a 17-year-old shortly after signing his first professional contract.

His deal is due to expire in 2022 and Spurs had offered him a new long-term deal.

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