Sergio Reguilon joins Atletico Madrid on a season-long loan from Spurs

Sergio Reguilon leaves Tottenham on loan as Antonio Conte continues to reshape his squad with the defender joining Atletico Madrid for the season

  • Sergio Ruguilon has moved on a season-long loan to Atletico Madrid from Spurs 
  • Defender was frozen out of Antonio Conte’s Tottenham first-team squad 
  • The Spanish star chose return to Spain ahead of Lazio and Fulham interest  

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed that defender Sergio Reguilon has joined La Liga aside Atletico Madrid on a season-long loan from the club. 

The Spanish full-back signed for Spurs in the summer of 2020 and has made 67 appearances for the club, scoring two goals. 

He moves to the Metropolitano Stadium on loan for the 2022-23 season, however, according to Fabrizio Romano there is no obligation to purchase the player at the end of the deal. 

Sergio Reguilon seals his season-long loan move to Atletico Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur

The Spanish star played 67 times for Tottenham since joining the club from Real Madrid 

The 25-year-old heads back to Spain to fill the left-back void left by Rena Lodi after he moved to Nottingham Forest as the Premier League new boys’ latest signing. 

Reguilon had been left out of Antonio Conte’s first-team squad, with the manager keen to offload the Spanish international before this week’s transfer deadline. 

There was some interest from Lazio and also a possibility to stay in the Premier League with Fulham, but the former Real Madrid and Sevilla player was open to a return to Spain. 

Antonio Conte has been keen to offload the players that he has left out of hi 2022-23 squad 

Conte has already seen a loan deal for Tanguy Ndombele to Napoli and Giovani Lo Celso’s loan back to Villarreal, while Harry Winks is on the verge on joining Sampdoria on another season-long loan from North London. 

It marks an overhaul of the Italian’s squad this summer where Spurs have recruited Ivan Perisic, Richarilson, Fraser Forster, Yves Bissouma, Djed Spence and Clement Lenglet. 

They have also confirmed the permanent signing of defender Cristian Romero from Atalanta, signing a contract at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium until 2027. 

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