Spurs sign Juventus pair Dejan Kulusevski and Rodrigo Bentancur; winger Kulusevski joins on an 18-month loan deal costing Tottenham £8.3m; midfielder Bentancur moves permanently on a four-and-a-half-year contract in a transfer deal worth up to £21.5m.

Meanwhile, midfielder Bentancur joins the north London club permanently after signing a four-and-a-half-year deal subject to international clearance and a work permit.

The deal for the Uruguay international could cost up to £21.5m with Tottenham paying Juve £15.8m upfront, with £5.7m due in potential add-ons.

The move for Kulusevski comes after Spurs were beaten to the signing of Porto’s Luis Diaz by Liverpool.

Spurs wanted to sign the Colombia international this month, but he preferred a move to Jurgen Klopp’s side and completed his switch to Anfield on Sunday.

Tottenham also missed out on Wolves forward Adama Traore, who instead rejoined Barcelona on loan.

Kulusevski has made 27 appearances for Juventus in all competitions this season, but only seven of those were starts.

The 21-year-old, who has three-and-a-half years remaining on his contract, has scored twice during the current campaign.

Spurs have also moved for Kulusevski’s Juve team-mate Bentancur after they loaned out midfielders Tanguy Ndombele and Giovani Lo Celso on Deadline Day.

Bentancur has featured regularly for Juve this season, making 18 starts in all competitions and providing three assists.

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