Holtby signs for Tottenham

Tottenham announced Friday that it has secured the services of highly-rated German midfielder Lewis Holtby.

The 22-year-old will join Spurs at the conclusion of the summer when his contract with Schalke expires.

"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," read a statement on Tottenham's official website.