Tottenham have been handed a lift of their chase of Atalanta defender Cristian Romero, in keeping with stories.
Centre again Romero, who’s owned by Juventus however spent final season on mortgage at their Serie A rivals, has caught the attention and Spurs are hopeful of snapping him up.
And their pursuit seems to be set to finish in one more summer time signing with Atalanta eyeing up a transfer for Augsburg’s Felix Uduokhai, as claimed by a number of shops.
Tottenham have been handed a lift of their bid to signal Atalanta defender Christian Romero
Romero performed 42 occasions for Atalanta within the final marketing campaign, scoring three objectives, and is known to have been tracked by quite a few golf equipment throughout Europe.
If latest stories are to be believed, then Atalanta could signal Romero completely earlier than then transport him out once more for a big charge, or not swoop for him in any respect.
Following his stint there, Atalanta could select to splash out the £21.5million required to usher in Romero from the Previous Girl, and would then be primed for a bidding warfare.
Atalanta are eyeing up a transfer for Augsburg’s Felix Uduokhai (R) as a alternative for Romero
Nuno Espirito Santo is actively on the seek for a brand new defender forward of the brand new marketing campaign
However ought to they snub a return for Romero, then they might as an alternative attempt to recruit Uduokhai – though he’s additionally being watched intently by Roma.
Calciomercato have reported on Atalanta protecting Uduokhai on their radar, and SPORT1 have gone so far as saying that talks have already begun.
Reporter Florian Plettenberg tweeted: ‘Atalanta is strongly within the central defender [Uduokhai] from FC Augsburg/Germany.
‘Talks have already taken place. Price ticket over €15m (£12.8m). He’s supposed to interchange Cristian Romero, who’s dealing with a transfer to Spurs.’
Uduokhai had caught the attention with Germany on the Tokyo Olympics earlier than their elimination
Uduokhai moved to Augsburg on a everlasting foundation from Wolfsburg final summer time, and was competing with Germany on the Tokyo Olympics earlier than their knockout.
Germany drew their remaining recreation with the Ivory Coast, which means they failed to achieve the quarter-finals, and which will velocity up a change for Uduokhai.
Spurs, in the meantime, are actively on the hunt for a brand new defender after Toby Alderweireld left the membership. He has joined Al-Duhail in Qatar for a charge of £13m.
However wrapping up a deal for Romero, who’s their very best alternative, will not be clean crusing, with Barcelona reportedly seeking to hijack their advances.