Tottenham are near finalising a mortgage take care of Atalanta for goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini.
Spurs managing director of soccer Fabio Paratici held in depth discussions with the Serie A membership on Monday and likewise enquired about their centre-back Cristian Romero.
Nonetheless, a deal for Argentina’s Romero – whom Sky Sports activities Information reported earlier this summer season is among Manchester United’s targets – is claimed to be tough to attain.
The promising 23-year-old has a sizeable valuation of greater than £34m (€40m) – with one supply indicating it to be as excessive as £39m (€45m) – and curiosity from different massive golf equipment throughout Europe, though United are at the moment pursuing a deal for Actual Madrid’s Raphael Varane.
Gollini – as soon as a United youth participant – and Romero are amongst quite a few gamers probably obtainable from Atalanta this summer season on the proper value, because of the monetary influence on the membership from the COVID-19 pandemic.
In accordance with Sky in Italy, Spurs are near agreeing a mortgage for Gollini that may embody a £13m choice to purchase that they are going to be obligated to take if he performs a sure variety of video games.
Spurs have been searching for a brand new goalkeeper to compete with Hugo Lloris and Joe Hart after Paulo Gazzaniga left the membership on the finish of his contract on June 30.
The membership additionally stay in talks with Bologna over a deal for Japan defender Takehiro Tomiyasu.