Spanish newspaper Marca are reporting that the deal for Tottenham to sign goalkeeper Pau Lopez is complete and pending an announcement.
Lopez has been called up into the Spanish Under-21 squad to face San Marino and Sweden by coach Albert Celades.
Espanyol are close to signing a second goalkeeper. New manager Quique Sánchez Flores, formerely at Watford, has already signed 30-year-old (31 next February) Spaniard Roberto Jiménez Gago to be his new number one.
Lopez has been insisting he wants to be given the chance to develop his game at Tottenham after Mauricio Pochettino phoned him to lay out his vision for the goalkeepers future. Espanyol sporting director Angel Gomez, has confirmed they have been looking for a replacement. As soon as they have a confirmed signing, whether announced or not, then Lopez can be announced as a Spurs player.
It is clear he is being signed to develop into our future number one and will join the club as the number three initially.