Atalanta goalkeeper Pirluigi Gollini will travel to London after signing a medical in Milan to sign Tottenham Hotspur.
Gollini underwent tests in Italy due to travel restrictions on the Covid-19, which continued Thursday morning.
After undergoing a medical, the 26-year-old will now fly directly to London and join the Premier League club on a long-term loan.
Gollini told Sky in Italy: “I am very happy. Leaving my second home is very difficult. I thank Bergamo. [where Atalanta play] and fans. I loved myself so much and what we did will go down in history.
“I’m grateful to Tottenham for this opportunity. I don’t expect to start. There was an opportunity to stay in Italy, but Tottenham was the best opportunity.”
The Spurs will take Gollini on loan with the option to buy the Italian footballer for 13 million pounds, which he will be obliged to do if he completes a certain number of games, according to Sky in Italy.
They also have the option to extend the loan for another 12 months.
Tottenham’s football director Fabio Paratici had a wide-ranging debate with Serie A club on Monday and was also asked about their defender. Christian Romero.
After Paulo Gazzaniga left the club at the end of his contract on June 30, the Spurs were looking for a new goalkeeper to compete with Hugo Lloris and Joe Hart.
The club is also in talks with Bologna over a deal for Japanese defender Takehiro Tomiyasu.
Tottenham are close to finalizing a swap deal with Sevilla, which they will sign with criminals Brian Gill and Eric Lamela in Spain.
In addition to allowing Lamela to join Sevilla, Spurs will also pay La Liga £ 21.6 million for Gil. Heaven in Italy.
The 20-year-old was not part of the Spanish team that made it to the semi-finals of Euro 2020, but he has three games for his country and is part of the team that will compete in the Tokyo Olympics.
Gil spent the 2020/21 season on loan at Eibar, where he scored four goals and recorded three draws as the club was expelled from La Liga.
He also spent time in debt after going through the youth system in Seville, playing 21 times with Leganes.
Lamela is set to sign a three-year deal with Spain and end his eight-year spell with Spurs.
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