Sergio Reguilon has completed his Manchester United medical ahead of a loan move from Tottenham Hotspur.
United’s deal for Reguilon is a straight season-long loan with no fee or option to buy. There is a break clause in January and the Old Trafford club will also cover his wages.
The left-back now looks set to secure a transfer before the summer window closes this Friday.
The Athletic reported earlier today that Spurs granted United permission for the 26-year-old to travel and undergo a medical.
Marc Cucurella was the priority target but his appearance for Chelsea last night against AFC Wimbledon complicated matters.
If United had wanted the option of sending him back to Chelsea in January, he would no longer have been eligible to exit and appear for a third club this season.
United’s decision was made for footballing and financial reasons and there is hope Fiorentina midfielder Sofyan Amrabat can also be secured before Friday’s 11pm deadline.
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Sergio Reguilon made a hugely exciting start to life at Tottenham Hotspur with an all-action display against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup in September 2020. He followed that up with his Premier League debut five days later against, funnily enough, Manchester United at Old Trafford. Spurs won the game 6-1 and Reguilon again impressed.
He looked like quickly becoming a fans’ favourite.
Somehow though it hasn’t quite worked out like that. The manager who signed him, Jose Mourinho, was gone seven months later, and after Nuno Espirito Santo’s brief reign, Reguilon fell out of favour under Antonio Conte – not helped by a groin injury towards the end of the 2021-22 campaign.
He was loaned out to Atletico Madrid last season and despite returning this summer and featuring in a few friendlies, he has not been able to force himself into Ange Postecoglou’s plans.
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