Spurs close on Khumalo deal
Redknapp has high hopes for African stopper
Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has revealed that a deal to sign South Africa defender Bongani Khumalo is almost done.
The 23-year-old had a successful trial at White Hart Lane in the summer and will complete his £1.5million move from South African side Supersports when the transfer window opens in January.
His arrival will be a significant boost to Redknapp, who has seen Michael Dawson join fellow centre-back Jonathan Woodgate on the long-term injury list this season.
"I think we've done a deal for him. We're in the process of doing a deal for him," said Redknapp.
"He's not expensive. We had him over on trial and we like him.
"He's got potential and we've got a tie up with the club Supersports so we've taken him on.
"It will be a great chance for the kid. He's a great lad. He comes from a poor background and he's desperate for a chance and we're going to give him a chance."