Matt Doherty is jetting in from Italy to undergo a Tottenham medical and complete a move from Wolves worth a potential £16million, Football Insider understands.

The Republic of Ireland international, 28, has been on holiday with his family in Sardinia but revealed last night he is headed back to the UK to begin pre-season training.

A recruitment source has told Football Insider that Doherty is expected to shortly head to Tottenham to sign a deal to become their third senior signing of the summer.

This site broke the news early yesterday morning that the terms of Doherty’s transfer from Wolves to Tottenham have been finalised.

The London giants have agreed to pay an initial £12million rising to a potential £16m with add-ons.

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Doherty has been granted permission to discuss personal terms with Spurs as well as undergo medical tests to complete the formalities of the move.

However, he will not be at his new club for long as he is due to link up with the Republic of Ireland national team next week ahead of their Nations League fixtures.

Doherty will follow Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Joe Hart to Tottenham as he becomes their third senior summer signing.

Jose Mourinho made a proven right-back a priority at the start of the window after deciding to listen to offers for 2019-20 first choice Serge Aurier.

Doherty, who still has three years left to run on his contract, has made up his mind to end his 10-year association with Wolves.

He has made 302 appearances in total for the Molineux outfit, registering 28 goals and 41 assists since joining from Bohemians in 2010, including seven goals and five assists from 50 appearances last season.

In other news, Tottenham are closing in on the signing of electrifying forward after talks advance.