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Tottenham Has Signed Atalanta Goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini On A Loan Deal

Atalanta goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini has joined Tottenham on a season-long loan.
Gollini, 26, is Nuno Espirito Santo’s first signing, and the loan agreement includes the option to make it permanent.
According to Sky Italy, Spurs will have to pay PS13 million to make the move permanent, and this will become a contractual obligation if he plays a specific amount of games.
Tottenham has finalized the loan acquisition of goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini from Atalanta. The 26-year-old will compete with Hugo Lloris for the No 1 spot at Tottenham in the next season. The former Manchester United youth team star also played 20 times for Aston Villa in the 2016-17 season.
In November 2019, the 6ft 4in goalkeeper made his first debut for Italy, replacing Gianluigi Donnarumma as a late substitution in a Euro 2020 qualifier against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
He spent two years in the United academy before joining Hellas Verona in 2014, where he made his Serie A debut in September.
In the 2015-16 season, his achievements as Verona’s first choice goalkeeper prompted Villa, then a Championship team, to make a bid for him.
The Italian keeper makes a stop to deny Man City’s Raheem Sterling in a Champions League fixture for Atalanta in November 2019 Gollini played 20 times for the Midlands side before joining Atalanta on an 18-month loan that was later made permanent Gollini played 20 times for the Midlands club before joining Atalanta on an 18-month loan that was later made permanent Gollini played 20 times for the Midlands club before joining Atalanta on an 18-month loan
When Etrit Berisha was loaned out, he took over as their handful one keeper, making 112 games for the Bergamo club in all, including a number in the Champions League.
Last season, Gollini played 32 games for Atalanta, who finished third in Serie A and reached the Coppa Italia final, losing 2-1 to Juventus.
In a match last season, Gollini collected the ball ahead of Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah. He told Sky in Italy: ‘I am really thrilled.’
Leaving my second home is quite difficult.
I’d like to express my gratitude to Bergamo and the fans.
I felt extremely appreciated, and what we accomplished will go down in history.
‘I am grateful to Tottenham for this chance, and I am looking forward to getting started.’
It was possible to stay in Italy, but Tottenham was the best option.’ This comes as Tottenham have allegedly completed a PS13 million agreement to sign Toby Alderweireld from Al-Duhail in Qatar.
Tottenham are next in action on Wednesday night when they travel to MK Dons for a pre-season friendly before playing Chelsea and Arsenal in the Mind Series.
On August 15, they will face reigning champions Manchester City at home in the Premier League.

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