Tottenham have agreed private phrases with Atalanta defender Cristian Romero, however they’re but to make a breakthrough in negotiations with the Serie A outfit.
Newly-appointed Spurs boss Nuno Espirito Santo has pinpointed central defence as an space that he’d prone to strengthen, and it has been rumoured that mega-money signing Davinson Sanchez could possibly be moved on to accommodate a contemporary face.
Romero has emerged as considered one of Tottenham’s prime targets – conserving newly put in director of soccer Fabio Paratici extraordinarily busy in his first few weeks within the job – and it has been claimed by Argentine information outlet TyC Sports that a proposal of €40m (£34.1m) plus €10m (£8.5m) in add-ons has now been tabled.
Atalanta’s response to the alleged bid is as but unknown, however Fabrizio Romano has added that private phrases are already agreed with the 23-year-old. A five-year deal operating till 2026 is known to have been finalised, seemingly together with a bumper pay rise for Romero.
The Argentine defender is technically nonetheless a Juventus participant, having solely joined Atalanta on a brief foundation. Nonetheless, his two-year mortgage transfer included the choice for La Dea to make the deal everlasting at any time for a hard and fast charge believed to be €16m (£13.8m).
With Atalanta nearly actually getting ready to set off mentioned clause, they may effectively signal the defender and promote him on the exact same day – to not point out the very fact they’re going to make a good-looking revenue in doing so.
Spurs are additionally closing in on the signing of one other Atalanta participant, having secured a loan agreement for goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini. The Italian is anticipated to problem Hugo Lloris for the spot of beginning primary, threatening the World Cup winner’s decade-long stranglehold of the place.
There’s additionally progress being revamped a deal for younger Spanish prospect Bryan Gil. Tottenham are rumoured to be paying Sevilla €25m (£21.7m) plus add-ons for the 20-year-old, additionally sending Erik Lamela within the different path.
Additional outgoings are anticipated from Tottenham’s squad within the coming weeks, together with fringe defender Cameron Carter-Vickers – who 90min understands is of curiosity to Newcastle and Celtic.