Yet-to-be announced Spurs signing follows the club’s official Instagram account

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Cristian Romero has given the strongest indication yet that he could soon be on his way to North London after he followed the official Tottenham Hotspur account on Instagram.

Spurs are reported to have agreed a £42.7m (€50m) fee with Atalanta, which could rise to h £47m (€55m) including bonuses (Sky Sports).

He is set to become the second most expensive signing in the club’s history behind Tanguy Ndombele.

Toby Alderweireld departed for Al-Duhail last month, leaving Davinson Sanchez, Eric Dier, Japhet Tanganga and Joe Rodon as their remaining senior centre-backs.

Last season, the 23-year-old was He was named as the best defender in Serie A and was rewarded for his performances with a place in the Argentina squad where he partnered Nicolas Otamendi in their Copa America success this summer.

Romero was halfway through a two-season loan deal at Atlanta from Juventus which included the option to make the deal permanent for £13.8m (€16m) and will see the Serie A side make a healthy profit (Football.London)

SpursWeb Opinion

This is an encouraging sign that the deal is on the verge of being confirmed, after watching Dier and Tanganga defend against Chelsea last night, we are desperately in need of the Argentine international.

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