Serie A Defender Set To Join Tottenham For £43m

Tottenham are set to offer more than £43m for Atalanta defender Cristian Romero.

According to Sky Sport Italia, as quoted by the Daily Mail, Spurs are ready to step up their interest in the Atalanta centre-half as they look to win the race for the versatile defender.

The same article states that Tottenham chief Fabio Paratici has identified the Argentina international as his top target in the 2021 summer transfer window.

According to the same story, Spurs have been in negotiations with the Italian club for a number of weeks but the Lilywhites have struggled to get a deal over the line.

Sky Sport Italia write that the north London side have expressed to Atalanta a genuine intent to sign Romero this summer as Spurs look to offer more than £43m for the highly-rated defender.

The media outlet go on to add that Atalanta are open to selling Romero but the Serie A side want to sign a replacement before sanctioning the Copa America winner’s sale.

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Spurs are eager to get a deal over the line before the start of the 2021-22 Premier League season, according to the report.

This article was most recently revised and updated 1 year ago

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