Cristian Romero ‘only preferred Spurs’ as Tottenham focus on jets to London to seal transfer


ristian Romero states Tottenham are the “only club” he required to sign up for as he travelled to London on Thursday to finalise his transfer from Atalanta.

The Argentine centre-fifty percent is set to indication a five-calendar year deal right after Spurs agreed a fee with Atalanta of €50million furthermore €5m in adds-on (£46.7m) for the 23-yr-previous.

Footage circulating on social media on Thursday afternoon showed Romero planning to board a flight to London and he explained to Italian reporters that Fabio Paratici, Spurs’ new running director, was influential in his final decision to be part of the club.

Romero was also joined with Barcelona, but the Spanish giants are in economic trouble and would have been hard-pressed to match Tottenham’s bid.

“I only needed Spurs due to the fact I seriously like this undertaking,” Romero is quoted as declaring by Sky Sport.

“Paratici and the whole club needed me and I’ll give my ideal. Premier League is the very best way to keep on my career”.

Romero assisted Argentina to Copa The usa glory on July 10 and can be predicted to just take time to mattress in, with Spurs starting the time with a pay a visit to from Manchester Town on Sunday 7 days.

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Spurs are hoping to announce the transfer in the up coming 48 hours and encounter rivals Arsenal in a welcoming on Sunday, while Romero would require to isolate for at least five days at the club if he is not entirely vaccinated.

Romero will develop into Spurs’ 2nd most pricey transfer of all-time at the rear of Tanguy Ndombele, and is their 3rd new addition of the summertime soon after goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini and Spanish winger Bryan Gil.