Germany Under-21 captain Lewis Holtby will join Tottenham
Hotspur from Bundesliga club Schalke in July.
"We are delighted to announce that we have reached agreement
with Germany Under-21 captain Lewis Holtby to join the club
in July from Bundesliga side Schalke, subject to a medical,"
Tottenham said in a statement on their website (www.tottenhamhotspur.com).
Holtby, who will be out of contract at the end of the current
season, began his professional career with Alemannia Aachen
before securing a move to Schalke in 2009.
The 22-year-old creative midfielder has made 75 appearances
for the Gelsenkirchen-based club in all competitions and
scored 11 goals. He has three senior caps for Germany.