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Exclusive: Graham Roberts wants Tottenham to sign Skriniar to partner Cristian Romero

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Graham Roberts wants to revisit their interest in Milan Skriniar and make him Cristian Romero’s centre-back partner.

Romero became Santo’s first major signing when he joined in a £46.7m deal from Serie A side Atalanta earlier this month.

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However, still have the likes of Eric and Davinson Sanchez in their squad, meaning another central defender is desperately needed ahead of the new campaign.

duo Willy Boly and Conor Coady have both been mentioned, but Roberts thinks the Slovakian, who impressed at 2020, would form an excellent with Romero.

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Skriniar was strongly linked with 12 months ago, according to Sky Sports, but were unable to agree a fee with Inter, meaning the defender stayed the Italian giants, whilst Jose Mourinho opted to sign Joe Rodon instead.

When asked who his number one centre-back target in the remaining three weeks of the window is, Roberts exclusively told This is Futbol:

“I’d like to get Skriniar and get him playing with Romero. Those two would be brilliant because they know how to defend, take no prisoners, they’ve been in a tough league and know how to keep clean sheets.”

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