Tottenham are close to beating Arsenal and Manchester United to the Â£15m capture of teenage Ipswich striker Connor Wickham.
That is what is being reported in today’s Daily Mirror. Wickham is regarded as one of England’s brightest talents and is rumoured to have told friends that he expects to move to White Hart Lane in the summer.
Wickham turns 18 today and the fact that Tottenham’s assistant academy manager Bryan Klug was head of Ipswichâ€™s academy when Wickham arrived there as a 13-year-old can only be a good thing for us.
Wickham said this week: â€œI just want to keep playing football. And I want to play football at the highest level.â€
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