Pierluigi Gollini hails ‘animal’ Cristian Romero and suggests new Tottenham centre-back can be amid best in the globe

Pierluigi Gollini hails ‘animal’ Cristian Romero and says new Tottenham centre-back can be among best in the world

Animal” Cristian Romero can turn out to be of the finest centre-backs in the environment for Tottenham, in accordance to his former Atalanta teammate Pierluigi Gollini.

The pair equally joined Spurs this summer time on time-extended loans from the Italian club with a check out to permanent promotions following calendar year and made their complete debuts in past week’s Europa Meeting League enjoy-off defeat to Pacos de Ferreira.

Romero, 23, was named Serie A defender of the 12 months previous time and Gollini believes the Argentina intercontinental is a great fit for the Premier League.

“He’s settling in very excellent. He will not discuss English, but he’s finding out and we have a great deal of people today that converse Spanish here,” Gollini stated.

“He is a quite peaceful dude, very relaxed, chilled. But on the pitch, he is an animal. I feel he’s best for the Premier League and I assume he will become a person of the best centre-backs in the environment for absolutely sure.

“I’m pretty pleased to engage in listed here with him again for a further season, we have a fantastic romance, I’m incredibly satisfied he’s listed here. I know he can convey a great deal right here.”

Romero is expected to make one more appearance in the 2nd leg at property to Pacos on Thursday soon after lacking the Premier League earn at Wolves with a slight knock.

“I feel he is truly amazing “on the male”,” Gollini continued. “When he is guy-marking just one-v-just one, he’s a beast, an animal. The person is very pretty sturdy.

“I like him since he’s a very hard man on the pitch, he’s a male who hardly ever backs down, he often places his foot, his experience, where he wants to. I imagine he can convey a large amount to this crew, and with the other defenders we have, I consider, I hope we can have a very strong defence.”

Gollini, 25, was on Manchester United’s publications as a teenager and expended 18 months with Aston Villa ahead of returning to Italy with Atalanta in January 2017.

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