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Tottenham reach agreement to sign Atalanta defender Cristian Romero

Wed 04 August 2021 | 3:38

Tottenham have reportedly reached an agreement with Atalanta to sign Cristian Romero on a five-year contract.

Toby Alderweireld

left the club after six years and joined the Qatari side

Al-Duhail

, with Spurs hoping to sign

Romero

as a replacement for the Belgian center-back.

According to reports in Italy, the North London club and

Atalanta

have reached an agreement over the player’s transfer fee and Romero could leave for London this evening.

Spurs will pay €50 million plus €5 million add-ons to secure the services of the Argentinean center-back.

Romero played in 42 games across all competitions last season as Atalanta finished third in Serie A.

He also featured throughout this summer's Copa America and helped Argentina to win the tournament after 28 years.

The 23-year-old is the second Atalanta player to sign for Spurs this summer after

Pierluigi Gollini

completed his loan move to north London.


source: SportMob