Tottenham Hotspur configured to trigger option for signing Deyan Kulushevsky on a full-time basis this summer after a great start to life as a winger in north London.
The Swedish attacking midfielder has scored two goals and provided five assists since signing with the club. Tottenham in January.
Kulusevsky arrived on an 18 month loan deal from juventuswhich expires at the end of the 2022/23 season, but it would be cheaper to sign him this summer for £25m than to wait until his loan expires.
If Tottenham Had they signed him the following summer, it would have cost them around £33.5m, assuming he played over half of their matches.
The 21-year-old player took over Tottenham side by side Rodrigo Bentancourtwho also joined the club from Juventus in January.
This couple has so far played a key role in helping to transform Tottenhamseason around and put them in the thick of the race for the top four.
Happy Kulusevski at Tottenham
Kulusevsky talked about how he enjoys his time in Tottenham in an interview with the club’s official website.
“When you’re having fun, you play well and right now I feel loved, happy to be here and I enjoy playing with my teammates,” he said.
“I help them and they help me.”
His success at the club may raise doubts that other wingers Lucas Mora as well as Stephen Bergwein stay at the club.
muraThe 29-year-old has two years left on his contract. BergwijnThe 24-year-old spoke of his frustration with the lack of playing time and almost returned to the Netherlands in January.
juventus signed Kulusevsky bold Atalanta for €35m (£29m) in January 2020. He had an excellent campaign on loan at Parma in the 2019/20 season, receiving the Serie A Young Player of the Year award.