All the info on Real Betis midfielder who is set for Tottenham loan move

first_img Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Pardew takes over at Dutch strugglers FAREWELL latest The Argentina international is not the only new face set to arrive through the door at Spurs on deadline day.Mauricio Pochettino’s men are closing in on the £25m signing of Fulham Under-21 left-back Ryan Sessegnon, but a deal to bring Paulo Dybalo to White Hart Lane now appears to be off.Here at we have taken a look at all you need to know about Lo Celso. Redknapp calls Son ‘petulant’, but Holloway says red card for Rudiger kick was ‘soft’ LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS deals OFF Getty Getty Lo Celso scored 15 goals in all competitions for Real Betis Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January LATEST Getty Images New job targets Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested 4 What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas 4 Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Giovani Lo Celso is wanted by Tottenham this summer How much is he likely to cost Tottenham?The Argentina international will join Spurs initially on a season-long loan.However, the north London side having an obligation to buy the Argentina midfielder outright next summer for a fee believed to be in the region of £55m.Club career so far?Lo Celso began his career in his native Argentina with Rosario Central before being snapped up by Paris Saint-Germain in 2016 for around £8.5million.The 23-year-old played an important role for the side in the 2017/18 season where he racked up 48 appearances, playing alongside his idol and ex-Rosario star Angel Di Maria. Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Tottenham are closing in on a season-long loan deal for Real Betis midfielder Giovani Lo Celso.It will end a summer-long pursuit of the 23-year-old, who Spurs have the obligation to buy outright next summer. 4 Giovani Lo Celso celebrates scoring one of his many goals for Real Betis He found himself out on loan with Real Betis this season, after a chat with fellow Argentine Lionel Messi about the club and LaLiga.And Lo Celso impressed the club so much the move was made permanent for £19.8million when they exercised a clause in the agreement.The midfielder put pen to paper on a four year contract after 15 goals in 41 appearances for the club but could leave without playing another game.International experience?Lo Celso has been capped by Argentina 10 times despite holding an Italian passport.His debut came in November 2017 in a 1-0 win against Russia and he has also been named in their Copa America 2019 squad. Real Betis made Lo Celso’s move permanent in April Where would he fit in at Spurs?He was viewed as a potential replacement for Christian Eriksen, but a move away for the Denmark international has failed to materialise.Eriksen, 27, was tipped to move to both Real Madrid and Manchester United this summer. BIG PRESENTS UP TOP 4 Getty Lo Celso is very gifted technically and also has an eye for goal. He loves to attack and has a fantastic range of passing, much like Eriksen.His superb close control allows him to dribble beyond opponents and makes him fairly resistant to the press, which will aid a light Spurs central midfield.Meanwhile, he’s not afraid to do the dirty work either, which might be the reason Mauricio Pochettino is so hot on him.Will the deal get done? You can follow all the latest news on’s daily transfer blog.last_img

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