Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of defender Cristian Romero from Atalanta, the club announced on Friday.
Sources had told ESPN on Thursday the deal would be completed for €55 million ($65m).
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Romero joined Juventus from Genoa in 2019 but returned to his former club on loan. In the following season, he moved to Atalanta on a two-year loan with the option to make the deal permanent for €16 million.
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The 23-year-old impressed at Atalanta as he helped Gian Piero Gasperini’s side to a third-place finish in Serie A. Romero was named Serie A Defender of the Year at the end of the 2020-21 campaign.
He was also an important part of the Argentina side which won the Copa America — their first major trophy since 1993 — starting in the 1-0 final win over Brazil.