Tottenham Hotspur have officially announced the signing of 16-year-old Luka Vuskovic from Croatian side, Hajduk Split.
The teenager will not actually join up with Spurs until 2025 when he will be 18, and the youngster has already signed a contract that runs until 2030.
Tottenham announce the signing of Luka Vuskovic
Despite being just 16 years of age, Vuskovic made his professional debut this year in February, making him the youngest player to ever appear in the senior Croatian top flight.
One month later Vuskovic became the youngest scorer in Hajduk Split history and has now earned 11 appearances for the senior side across all competitions.
Tottenham will allegedly be paying a total of £12m for the teenager (Evening Standard), who also attracted interest from Chelsea, Liverpool and Newcastle (Daily Mail), as well as Man City, PSG and AC Milan (Calciomercato).
According to Fabrizio Romano on the Here We Go podcast, Vuskovic was so keen to join Spurs that he told his club to only negotiate with the North London club.
We are delighted to announce that we have reached agreement for Luka Vuskovic to join the Club in 2025 from Hajduk Split 🤍
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) September 25, 2023
Spurs Web Opinion:
You never know how a 16-year-old is going to develop over the next four years or so, but it is very exciting to see Tottenham investing in youth again. That is where we have seen so much success over the years, and it is also how the likes of Brighton are having so much success at the moment.
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