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Tottenham transfer news: Atalanta goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini undergoes Spurs medical examination ahead of loan transfer | Football news


Atalanta goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini underwent the first part of a medical examination with Tottenham before joining the Premier League club on a one-season loan.

Gollini passes testing in Italy due to Covid-19 travel restrictions and they will continue on Thursday morning. If he succeeds, the 26-year-old is expected to travel directly to London from Milan to complete the move.

Spurs will borrow from Gollini with an option to buy the Italy international for £ 13million, which will become an obligation if he plays a certain number of games, according to Sky in Italy.

They will also have the option of extending the loan for an additional 12 months.

Fabio Paratici, Tottenham’s football general manager, had extensive discussions with the Serie A club on Monday and also inquired about their center-back. Cristian Romero.

Spurs were looking for a new goalkeeper to compete with Hugo Lloris and Joe Hart after Paulo Gazzaniga left the club at the end of his contract on June 30.

The club are also in talks with Bologna over a deal for Japanese defender Takehiro Tomiyasu.

Spurs close to finalizing swap deal for Gil

Tottenham are set to finalize a swap deal with Sevilla which will see them sign the transfer of winger Bryan Gil and Erik Lamela to Spain.

In addition to allowing Lamela to join Sevilla, Spurs will also pay the La Liga side £ 21.6million for Gil, according to Sky in Italy.

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Erik Lamela set to leave Spurs this summer

The 20-year-old was not part of the Spanish squad that reached the Euro 2020 semi-finals, but he has three caps for his country and is part of the squad competing in the Tokyo Olympics.

Gil spent the 2020/21 season on loan at Eibar, where he scored four goals and recorded three assists as the club were relegated from La Liga.

He also spent time on loan with Leganes after going through the youth system at Sevilla, for whom he played 21 times.

Lamela is set to sign a three-year contract with the Spanish squad, ending his eight-year stint with Spurs.





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