We are delighted to announce that we have completed the signing of South Korean international Lee Young-Pyo from PSV Eindhoven.
The left full-back makes the switch to Spurs after spending three years at PSV where he followed his former national team manager Guus Hiddink six months after the successful World Cup campaign of 2002.
The 28-year-old joined PSV from Anyang Cheetahs and Martin Jol believes he developed into the best left-back in Holland.
"He has played at PSV for three years and was in the South Korea side which reached the semi-finals of the World Cup," reported the Head Coach. "He has played in the Champions League - reaching the semi-finals last season - and is the best left-back in Holland.
"A number of Italian clubs would have liked to have taken him and we are happy to have got him to our club. He is an attacking full-back and is a big star in Korea having achieved so much success in Europe.
"I am very happy he is coming to Spurs and very proud of it. Like Edgar Davids he has made the decision to come to Spurs and it is a big thing for the club."
The Hong Chung-born player, who is also comfortable in central midfield, represented his country at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and made his full international debut in June 1999 against Mexico.