Tottenham Hotspur have signed Destiny Udogie from Udinese on a five-year deal but have loaned the highly-rated defender back to the Serie A club for the 2022-23 season, the Premier League side said on Tuesday.
Sources told ESPN last week that Tottenham were paying around £21 million for the 19-year-old Italy youth international, including an initial £15m with a series of performance related add-ons worth in the region of £6m.
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Udogie was impressive for the Italian side last season, with the 19-year-old left back making 37 appearances in all competitions and scoring five times.
Introducing our seventh summer signing... 🔥 pic.twitter.com/X4nwdESMQr— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 16, 2022
Antonio Conte's side are fourth in the table after two games and next host Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday.