Italy's Fabrizio Romano has assured that Cristian Romero is moments away from signing for Tottenham Hotspur.
The 23-year-old Atalanta central defender is said to be waiting on his club to reach final fee agreements with Spurs.
Tottenham have an agreement on personal terms with Argentinian centre back Cristian Romero until June 2026. It’s not true that the player is refusing Spurs. ⚪️🇦🇷 #THFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 22, 2021
Tottenham and Atalanta are now negotiating on the fee - still no agreement reached, talks on.
Talks ongoing between Atalanta and Tottenham for Cristian Romero after personal terms agreed, as revealed today. €55m price tag to be discussed also including add ons. ⚪️ #THFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 22, 2021
Atalanta planning for many options to replace Romero if he leaves: Sven Botman is still in the list.
Meanwhile, Nuno Espirito's Spur is preparing for the looming new Premier League season with a friendly against lower club MK Dons on Wednesday.