PSG Star Serge Aurier's Twitter Hints at Imminent Move Ahead of Proposed Spurs Switch
Paris Saint-Germain full-back Serge Aurier has hinted on Twitter that his application for a visa has been successful.
The Ivorian right-back updated his followers with a series of emojis: tick, followed by a series of fire icons, suggesting that he has received good news.
It had been reported that the Ivory Coast international was expecting to find out whether he had been granted the visa on Tuesday.
However, the decision was delayed leaving his move to Spurs very much in doubt on the penultimate day of the transfer window.
L'Equipe claimed that Aurier need his visa application to be accepted by midday on Wednesday for the transfer to remain realistic, and it appears it may have been granted just in time.
✅🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥— Serge Aurier (@Serge_aurier) August 30, 2017
He is now expected to agree a five-year deal with Tottenham and join for a reported fee of €25m.
Aurier's visa issues arose due to the suspended two-month prison sentence he was given for the assault of a police officer outside a Paris nightclub in 2016.
The defender, given a 'convertible' sentence, was expected to do community service and pay a heavy fine.
He has since protested his innocence and appealed, but the outcome is not yet known and complicated his switch to North London.
Spurs applied to the Home Office in an attempt to secure the clearance Aurier needs to enter the country. Now it appears the transfer is set to go through, although details have not yet been revealed.
Aurier was absent from PSG's Champions League game against Arsenal last season having been denied permission to enter the country.