New twist in Sessegnon transfer saga

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Dom Le Roy

It was widely reported yesterday that Liverpool had stolen a march in the pursuit of Fulham youngster Ryan Sessegnon with the youngster keen to work under Jurgen Klopp

However The Mirror report that he would favour a move to Tottenham if he leaves Fulham in the summer and it adds we are in pole position to land the Cottagers’ £50million-rated wonderkid — thanks to manager Mauricio Pochettino and the clubs north London location.

Sessegnon, who has bagged 14 goals this season and already racked up 69 appearances, is at the centre of a huge scramble for his signature however Spurs are long-term admirers of the attacking full-back and have done plenty of groundwork on their bid to sign him.

It adds how we face competition from big-spending Manchester giants Unitedand champions-elect City as well as Liverpool, while the 17-year-old has also attracted interest from abroad.

It goes on to say that Pochettino’s track record of developing youngsters and giving them chances to play has made Spurs the more appealing option to Sessegnon and that London born Sessegnon also wouldn’t have to worry about trying to settle in a new city as well as at an unfamiliar club if he joined Spurs, who are willing to pay £35m for the sought after starlet.

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