Tottenham Hotspur have completed the permanent signing of Argentina defender Cristian Romero on a deal until 2027, the Premier League side said on Tuesday.
The 24-year-old had initially joined Tottenham on a loan deal from Serie A side Atalanta in August 2021.
“We are delighted to announce the permanent signing of Cristian Romero. After initially joining the Club on a season-long loan from Atalanta in August, 2021, the Argentina international has agreed a deal that will run until 2027,” the club said in a statement.
A Copa America winner, Romero has made 32 appearances for Tottenham till date, scoring his first goal in a victory over Brighton in March, 2022.
The defender was a vital part of Antonio Conte’s back three that ended the previous season with 10 wins from 14 Premier League games, helping the team secure a fourth place finish and a return to the UEFA Champions League.
At international level, Romero has made 11 appearances for his country, scoring once.