Goalkeeper Alex Meret has officially extended his Udinese contract to June 2022, but will be joining Spal on loan.
The 20-year-old talent was born and raised in Udine, coming up through the youth system of his hometown club.
He was already at Spal last season, helping them reach promotion into the top flight after almost 50 years.
This evening, Udinese released a statement announcing that Meret had signed a new contract until June 2022.
His current deal had been due to expire in June 2018.