Tottenham 'agree personal terms' with centre-back, but second deal 'could collapse'

Radu Dragusin celebrates after scoring for Genoa against Inter in December 2023.
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Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly close to signing one centre-back in January, but another defender deal is understood to be off.

Spurs manager Ange Postecoglou has prioritised recruitments at the back, with first-choice centre-backs Cristian Romero and Micky van de Ven both currently out injured.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.