Tottenham have reached an agreement with Atalanta for Cristian Romero.
Reports from Argentina have stated that Spurs are closing in on the centre back, with £4m in bonuses apparently agreed on top of the flat initial £43m fee.
The 23-year-old played for the Argentina side which won the South American competition Copa America, meaning he is yet to return to pre-season training with the Serie A side.
Cash-strapped Barcelona were also understood to be interested, but given the parlous state of the club's finances, they would prefer a loan with option to buy and could not match the North London side's initial up-front offer.
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