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Report: Tottenham close to sealing shock Paulo Dybala deal

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Tottenham are reportedly closing in on a massive coup in completing a deadline day transfer for Paulo Dybala from Juventus.

Dybala’s future has become one of the biggest transfer stories following his struggles at Juventus last season. He, in fact, managed just five goals in 30 Serie A appearances and couldn’t find his stride alongside Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Argentina international has since become of the subject of interest from Premier League clubs. Evidently, Manchester United were in talks with Juventus for him before pulling out because of his wage demands.

Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain have also reportedly expressed an interest in signing Dybala.

But the BBC claims that Spurs have seemingly won the race as a deal is close to being agreed on with Juventus. Apparently, the Londoners are confident things will be finalised before today’s transfer deadline at 18:00 (CET).

Spurs’ renewed attempts to sign Dybala allegedly came following their failure to negotiate a deal with Sporting Lisbon for Bruno Fernandes. Therefore, they’ve decided to go all-out for the Juventus forward.

Meanwhile, Giovani Lo Celso could join his Argentina team-mate Dybala in north London himself. The Real Betis midfielder will reportedly arrive on a season-long loan deal with an obligation to buy.

Reports have also claimed Mauricio Pochettino’s side have struck a £25m agreement to sign Fulham left-back Ryan Sessegnon. While midfielder Josh Onomah will head to Craven Cottage as part of the deal.

So far, Spurs have only signed two new players during the summer transfer window in Lyon’s Tanguy Ndombele for a club-record €60m and Jack Clarke from Leeds United for €11m.

Should these latest reports be correct, however, Pochettino will welcome three more big arrivals before today’s transfer deadline.

TURIN, ITALY – APRIL 06: Paulo Dybala of Juventus scorea a penalty (1-1) during the Serie A match between Juventus and AC Milan on April 06, 2019 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)