Tottenham Hotspur are on the verge of signing Giovani Lo Celso and the fee could be just £55 million, The Express report.
This would be a remarkable coup for Spurs, and superb business from chairman Daniel Levy.
That's because the reported £55 million fee is just £2 million more than the £53 million offer Spurs had rejected in May, as reported by BBC Sport.
From Real Betis' perspective, haggling all summer for the sake of £2 million is a major loss, and for Tottenham, it's a win.
It's a lot of wasted time and energy from both clubs, and it hasn't been good for Lo Celso either.
Now he is set to land his move, it appears, with Tottenham securing a marquee addition to shape their new look midfield, going along with Tanguy Ndombele.
Daniel Levy has had criticism, but having refused to pay Betis' demands of a £88 million release clause, if he's really landing Lo Celso for £55 million, it's a masterstroke.
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