Tottenham Hotspur were one of the most active clubs in the summer transfer market, having signed eight players as part of Antonio Conte’s revamp of his squad (transfermarkt).
The last of the quartet to head through the door in north London was Destiny Udogie, who joined from Udinese for an initial £15million fee and was immediately sent back on loan to the Italian outfit for the rest of the current season (Sky Sports).
Udogie has enjoyed an impressive start to the new campaign, having scored two goals in seven Serie A appearances, including one against Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma in a 4-0 rout.
The left wing-back has revealed that he is yet to speak with Antonio Conte since sealing his move to Tottenham and is not phased at the prospect of playing in the Premier League next season.
The 19-year-old Italian Under-21 international is already a fluent English speaker as a result of his Nigerian-born parents.
Udogie told La Repubblica: “I still haven’t heard from Antonio Conte. The Premier League, however, doesn’t scare me. The game is fantastic, and I’ve always spoken English at home with my parents, who were born in Nigeria.”
Udogie is a bright talent who is already proving in Serie A that he is ready to compete for a place in Antonio Conte’s side next term, with his pace being one of his biggest assets.
The other side of his defence is more of a cause for concern with Emerson Royal not up to the standard and Conte reluctant to play both Matt Doherty and Djed Spence.
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