Tottenham Close to Takehiro Tomiyasu Transfer

Takehiro Tomiyasu Transfer
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With new manager Nuno Espírito Santo starting his new job, Tottenham are looking to seal the Takehiro Tomiyasu transfer deal during the Olympic Games which start in Tokyo on July 23 according to Mike McGrath of the Telegraph.

Takehiro Tomiyasu Transfer to Tottenham Hopeful of Being Completed

Takehiro Tomiyasu transfer Close

Tottenham Hotspur and new manager Espírito Santo are looking to close out their first signing of the summer transfer window by bringing in Bologna defender Tomiyasu, but if he does sign for Spurs it may still be some time before fans get to see him in the white shirts of the club.

Tomiyasu will be representing his country Japan in the Olympic Games and, should they reach the final to play for the gold medal, that would come just seven days prior to the start of the 2021/22 Premier League season. Tottenham’s first game is at home to current champion’s Manchester City live on Sky Sports on Sunday August 15 and, although the player should be match fit, it may be too early to introduce a player who will have had next to no time with his proposed new team mates.

Gap in Transfer Fee Offered

Spurs are reported to have offered around £15.5 million for the defender but Bologna are keen to hold out for their valuation of £17.2 million with Spurs’ new director of football, Fabio Paratici, and chairman Daniel Levy wanting to get a deal done as soon as possible.

Experienced Head on Young Shoulders

Tomiyasu is just 22-years-old but he has made 60 appearances in Serie A for Bologna, meaning he has an experienced head on him and could be a key player for Spurs who need to shore up a leaky defence with reinforcements this summer.

He has shown to be a player full of potential in Italy and could prove to be a very shrewd bit of business for Tottenham’s and Espírito Santo, who has a huge task of rebuilding a team and fragile mentality.

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