Report: Spurs join race to sign highly-rated Dutch forward

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Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly keeping a close eye on Stoke City youngster Mohamed Sankoh and could make a move for him this summer, according to a report in Football Insider.

The report reveals that Everton, Chelsea and Celtic were all locked in a race for the centre-forward and that the Lilywhites are now ready to challenge the trio.

Although the centre-forward is yet to make a first-team appearance for Stoke, he has been in impressive form for the club’s Under-18s managing three goals and three assists in his last six appearances (

Tottenham are said to be keeping a close eye on the highly-rated 16-year-old ahead of a potential move for him this summer.

The report reveals that Sankoh, who has already been capped by Holland at Under-17 level, has his heart set on a move to an elite club this summer.

It is said that youngster’s contract with Stoke runs out next month and the earliest he can sign a professional contract is when he turns 17 in October.

Spurs Web Opinion

A lot of young talent will likely become available when the transfer window opens this summer as clubs across Europe will be in desperate need of cash. If we approach the transfer window smartly, there is no reason why we cannot land a lot of talented young players and thus secure our future for many years to come.

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