Report: Spurs set to lose out on starlet they have ‘compiled reports on’

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According to a report in AS (as translated by TBR Football), Tottenham Hotspur are set to lose out to Atletico Madrid in the race for Celta Vigo starlet David Vilan.

The young attacking midfielder is said to have earned rave reviews back in Spain.

According to AS, the teenager is a versatile player who possesses tremendous pace.t claims that Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid were both keen on snapping up the 17-year-old, with Spurs even said to have compiled several reports on him.

However, it appears as if Atleti have stolen a march on the North Londoners as well as their local city rivals in the chase for Vilan.

It is suggested that the midfielder will join Atleti for training in ‘the next few days’, which presumably means he will have a trial with Diego Simeone’s side.

The La Liga side reportedly want the youngster to go into their Under-19 squad with a view to a future promotion to the first-team in the future.

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