According to journalist German Garcia Grova, Villarreal have agreed personal terms with Giovani Lo Celso as a loan deal with Tottenham edges closer. The Argentine midfielder is unwanted by Antonio Conte and he is nearing a second loan move to the Spanish side. Villarreal came out winners from the loan deal when they signed Lo Celso last January. The midfielder was a crucial part of Unai Emery’s side that reached the Champions League semi-finals, beating Bayern Munich along the way.
As he returned to north London for pre-season, Antonio Conte made it abundantly clear the midfielder wasn’t part of his plans. Lo Celso was left behind alongside three other first-teamers as Spurs went along their pre-season tour of Korea. Despite plenty of interest from various clubs, an agreement had not been struck with any team. Moreover, Tottenham reportedly wanted €20 million in exchange for the midfielder, but they have not found any suitors willing to pay up yet. Continue reading WAYNE BRIDGE HAILS ANTONIO CONTE FOR TRANSFER BUSINESSES AT TOTTENHAM