Giovani Lo Celso: Tottenham set to complete £55m transfer

Giovani Lo Celso was the subject of a bid from Tottenham, according to reports in Spain
Image: Giovani Lo Celso is close to becoming a Tottenham player

Giovani Lo Celso has arrived in London to complete a £55m move to Tottenham from Real Betis, Sky Sports News understands.

The Argentina international will have a medical before completing the deal, which could rise to £60m.

Betis did not include the 23-year-old in their squad for a friendly against Las Palmas on Wednesday night.

If completed, the transfer would become Spurs' second-biggest signing - behind Tanguy Ndombele, who cost them £63m from Lyon earlier this summer.

Spurs have also held talks with Sporting Lisbon over midfielder Bruno Fernandes.

They are also close to signing Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham and expect to complete a deal for the versatile left-sided player before Thursday's 5pm deadline.

However, Philippe Coutinho has rejected a move to the north Londoners from Barcelona.

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Ryan Sessegnon during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Fulham FC at Selhurst Park on February 2, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.
Image: Ryan Sessegnon is close to joining Spurs

Tottenham are also working to find an agreement on Paulo Dybala's personal terms, according to Sky in Italy.

Spurs agreed a £64.4m fee with Juventus for the Argentine forward on Tuesday but they have yet to reach an agreement for Dybala's image rights from company Image Star.

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