Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Erik Lamela set to join Tottenham as Villa-Boas confirms Bale departure
A club accepted a bid of €30million.
The 21-year-old enjoyed his best campaign last season, where he
scored15 league goals for the Italian club. He is expected to fill the
void expected to be left by Gareth Bale's exist as the Welsh star
completes his move to Real Madrid.
A statement on Roma's official website read: "Roma announce they have
signed a contract with Tottenham for the outright sale of the playing
rights of Erik Lamela, in exchange for €30million.
"The agreement also includes the obligation to pay €5million in
bonuses related to the achievements of the player and the English
Meanwhile, Spurs boss, Andre Villas-boas, Wednesday confirmed that
Bale would fulfill his dream move to Real Madrid before the transfer
window closes, but was irritated with the way the saga has panned out.