With the transfer of Romanian ‘monster center back’ Radu Dragusin (Genoa) to Tottenham Hotspur imminent
the player’s agent has already touched the hearts of fans by discussing his next destination.
Romanian media outlet ‘Digi Sports’ reported on the 10th (Korean time)
“Dragusin’s agent Florin Manea responded that the player is close to a move to Tottenham 먹튀검증사이트
but that Dragusin will play in a Real Madrid or Barcelona uniform at some point.”
Tottenham is currently on the verge of announcing its ‘No. 1 recruit’ in the winter transfer market.
Dragusin, who has been performing outstandingly on the Italian Serie A stage this season, is preparing to join Tottenham by undergoing a medical test.
Reporter Fabrizio Romano, an expert on the European soccer transfer market, said on social media on the 11th, “Dragusin is going to Tottenham.
A new transfer fee proposal of 30 million euros (approximately 43.3 billion won) was submitted, and an agreement was reached,” and the news of Dragusin going to Tottenham. reported.
Then, footage of Dragusin boarding a plane to London was released on social media
followed by reports that he was undergoing a medical test at the Tottenham clubhouse. In fact, only the official remains.
The amount originally proposed by Tottenham was 25 million euros (about 36.1 billion won)
but after several negotiations, Genoa wanted 30 million euros. As Dragusin’s price recently rose
Tottenham eventually accepted it, and after giving the player a choice, Genoa appeared to be heading to Tottenham.
Born in 2002, Dragusin is only 21 years old, but he is active as a key center back for Genoa
starting all 17 Serie A games this season as a full-time starter.
Dragusin, a former member of Serie A’s prestigious Juventus youth team, was loaned to Genoa
which was in Serie B, the second division at the time, in the summer of 2022 and then permanently transferred to the club in January for a transfer fee of 5.5 million euros (about 7.9 billion won).
Thanks to the performance of Dragusin, who scored 4 goals despite being a defender last season
Genoa took second place in the league and succeeded in being promoted to the first division.
Dragusin’s performance continued in Serie A. He made a total of 22 appearances in all competitions this season
scoring 2 goals and 1 assist while playing 1,934 minutes. He is drawing attention from big clubs by using his strong physique to dominate Serie A strikers.
Soccer statistics media ‘Squawka’ said on social media on the 30th of last month
Dragushin has won the most aerial duels (53) among Serie A defenders this season,” and added
And so far, he has only made one dribble break. “I allowed it,” he said, noting his performance.
In Italy, Dragusin is being watched as a large center back following Kim Min-jae (Bayern Munich)
the best defender in Serie A last season, in terms of physique, one-on-one marking, and set-piece attack power.
Tottenham, which has only two reliable center backs this season in Mickey van der Pen and Christian Romero
has sought to recruit Dragusin in preparation for the fight in the second half of the season and has only made an announcement.
At this time, the player’s agent was already dreaming of a transfer, making Tottenham fans uncomfortable.
According to the media, Dragusin’s agent Manea said, “15-16 years of work is over.
I saw pictures taken when we started together at Juventus, and Dragusin was very thin.
This is just the beginning. We want Dragusin to be the world’s best.” “I hope I can reach the best club,” he said.
“Bayern Munich is one of the best big clubs in the world, but Dragusin’s dream is Real or Barcelona,” he said.
If he was 23 or 24 years old and had more experience, he might have decided to go to Munich, but many things were taken into consideration, including age and competition.” “He added.
After Tottenham concluded a verbal agreement with Dragusin, German Bundesliga champion Munich suddenly entered the race, making Tottenham nervous.
Soccer fans paid attention to whether Munich could successfully hijack Dragusin from Tottenham, but Tottenham was Dragusin’s choice.
Regarding this, Reporter Romano said, “Dragusin wanted Tottenham, and despite Munich’s offer
he agreed to a personal agreement with Tottenham. The Dragusin saga is now over,” and explained that Dragusin rejected Munich’s offer and chose to transfer to Tottenham. .
Manea was shocked by his decision to reject an offer from Munich, one of the world’s best clubs.
According to Britain’s Daily Mail, Manea said: “I can’t believe we turned down Munich.
Dragusin had already committed to Tottenham and we decided to honor that. I’m still shocked about this.”
“The decision was made at 8am. We decided to go to Tottenham and it was stopped because there was an offer from Munich.
We were on our way to the airport but we had to think carefully and evaluate.
Munich is one of the biggest clubs in the world. “That’s why I still can’t believe I turned down Munich.”
“But this was the decision of Dragusin and his family.
I explained this to Munich and the difficulty of changing the decision at the last moment.”
He also said, “Maybe in the future he will be able to reach Munich. Rejecting Munich is a huge shock, but ultimately
this is what Dragusin and his family wanted. Dragusin will happily go to Tottenham.”
Fans could not hide their joy as news broke that Tottenham had won the competition to recruit players against Munich.
He also showed great interest in Dragusin, who rejected Munich and chose Tottenham, and waited for his debut.
However, the joy was short-lived, and the agent’s remarks
which regarded the club they support as one of the passing points of a player’s career, raised the eyebrows of Tottenham fans.