By Kieran Gill for the Daily Mail
Published: 22:30 GMT, 14 January 2020 | Updated: 22:45 GMT, 14 January 2020
Tottenham Hotspur are close to confirming Gedson Fernandes as Jose Mourinho's first signing.
Jorge Mendes was believed to be in attendance at their FA Cup third-round replay with Middlesbrough on Tuesday night, with the Portuguese middle-man working on the Fernandes deal.
The 21-year-old midfielder was also wanted by West Ham United but is set to join Tottenham from Benfica on an 18-month loan with an option to buy.
Tottenham are close to confirming Gedson Fernandes as Jose Mourinho's first signing
The Hammers even came to an agreement with Benfica but the player preferred Spurs.
Mourinho, represented by Mendes, made bolstering his midfield a priority with Moussa