Tottenham signs Udogie and returns. On Tuesday, Tottenham paid £15 million ($18 million) for Udinese defender Destiny Udogie before loaning him back to the Italian club.
Udogie signed a five-year deal with the Premier League club, although he will spend the rest of the season in Serie A.
Tottenham’s cost for the 19-year-old might grow by another £3 million owing to potential add-ons Tottenham signs Udogie.
Udogie, who played 35 times for Udinese last season, is Tottenham’s sixth addition since the end of the previous season.
Antonio Conte’s squad already includes Fraser Forster, Djed Spence, Clement Lenglet, Ivan Perisic, Yves Bissouma, and Richarlison.
Udogie, an Italy Under-21 international, came up via . Hellas Verona’s academy system before joining Udinese on loan last season Tottenham signs Udogie.
He was made a regular in Serie A, scoring five goals to secure a permanent transfer to Udinese in July.
Tottenham is unbeaten after two Premier League games, defeating Southampton 4-1 and tying 2-2 with Chelsea.
Udogie, a member of the Italy U21 national team, made his Gli Azzurrini debut against Luxembourg in a European Championship qualification match in September of last year. He currently has four caps next to his name.
Udogie spent the season on loan from Hellas Verona at Udinese, where he played 35 Serie A games and scored five goals.
Upon the conclusion of his summer loan. Udogie was compelled to join Udinese permanently, and he did so on July 15.
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