According to Football Insider, a Tottenham Hotspur source has shared some news involving young defender Archie Chaplin.
The Lowdown: Spurs offering pre-winter scholarships…
As previously reported by Football Insider, it appears Tottenham and their recruitment staff are moving swiftly to tie down promising talents with scholarship deals this year.
Samuel Amo-Ameyaw is one rising star who has turned enough heads at Hotspur Way to be offered this type of contract out of school already and become part of Spurs’ academy intake for next year.
Usually Tottenham do not table these kinds of offers for prospects until around February or March with the deals then taking affect from June 1.
The Latest: Tottenham table Chaplin contract…
As per an N17 source, speaking to FI, it appears Tottenham have now got their eyes on securing another exciting talent as they also table a scholarship deal for young defender Chaplin.
Only turning 16 later this month, he has been featuring regularly for Spurs’ Under-18s so far this season despite his young age – blowing Spurs away with his ‘immense promise’.
Tottenham are apparently keen to tie him down with an ‘early offer’ as one of the club’s official academy members from next year – being mindful of possibly losing Chaplin to a rival club amid intense competition for talent.
The Verdict: Spurs making moves…
You only have to look at the prodigies to come out of Spurs in recent seasons to see that one eye is always set on the future.
The likes of Oliver Skipp and Dane Scarlett have wowed critics over this last year and Troy Parrott is also said to be held in high esteem by those at Tottenham.
In seasons to come, judging by their track record of developing youngsters, these school boys may well be ones to watch out for in future.
In other news: Spurs already have offer pencilled in to sign ‘world class’ player who Hoddle called outstanding, find out more here.
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