Future Udogie solely joined Udinese on a everlasting foundation this summer time (Photograph: Getty)
Tottenham are reportedly near signing promising younger defender Future Udogie from Udinese for a price of round £21million.
Nevertheless, the 19-year-old left-back may be very more likely to be loaned again to the Serie A aspect for the upcoming season.
He would grow to be Antonio Conte’s seventh signing of the summer time following Ivan Perisic, Yves Bissouma, Richarlison, Djed Spence, Clement Lenglet and Fraser Forster, as Daniel Levy splashes the money in an try to finish Spurs’ trophy-drought.
In response to the Telegraph, the 2 golf equipment have reached an settlement on the deal and the switch might be accomplished within the coming days.
Whereas he is not going to be transferring to North London right away Tottenham have determined to maneuver now on signing Udogie who they imagine has the potential to be a world-class participant and was additionally being monitored by Manchester Metropolis, Inter Milan, and Brighton.
Udogie got here by the Hellas Verona academy earlier than Udinese signed him final summer time on mortgage with an obligation to purchase for slightly below £4m.
The Italian youth worldwide made 35 league appearances final season, scoring 5 targets, and making three assists, and has been tipped for a call-up to the senior nationwide workforce on the subsequent worldwide break.
Udogie may find yourself being the long-term successor to Ivan Perisic (Photograph: Getty)
Tottenham are presently fairly well-stocked on the left-hand aspect of the defence because of Perisic, Ryan Sessegnon and Ben Davies, though the latter is about to proceed taking part in as a centre-back in Conte’s 3-4-3 system as he did final season.
Sergio Reguilon can be obtainable for choice however is out of favour with Conte and is predicted to go away earlier than the tip of the switch window, alongside fellow outcasts Harry Winks, Tanguy Ndombele, and Giovani Lo Celso.
Udogie may very well be the Lilywhite’s final signing of the summer time, though the membership has lately been linked with Roma attacking midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo.
Within the meantime, Tottenham’s Premier League marketing campaign kicks off on Saturday after they host Southampton.
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