Medical done as Tottenham complete deal for midfield starlet

Alfie Devine

Tottenham have reportedly completed the signing of highly-rated young midfielder Alfie Devine from Wigan Athletic.

The 15-year-old passed a medical and signed terms with Spurs over the weekend, according to The Athletic. However, there has not yet been any official announcement from the club.

Tottenham appear to have beaten a number of clubs to the signing of Devine. Chelsea, West Ham, Celtic and Rangers were also said to be keen on his signature.

Devine previously spent time in Liverpool’s academy earlier in his career, but is now back in the Premier League with Spurs.

The north London club have a history of raiding the lower leagues in the past, with Dele Alli the best exmaple of that policy.

They will be hoping that Devine progressing well over the coming years before pushing for a plavce in the first-team squad.



Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg is exactly the sort of player Tottenham need and would be a big upgrade to Harry Winks in Jose Mourinho’s side.

That’s according to former Spurs winger Chris Waddle, who is fully behind their efforts to bring in the Southampton man.

Mourinho has made the signing of the defensive midfielder one of his top priorities this summer.

Indeed, a Tottenham source told Football Insider that the club have been calling the Saints man’s camp “every day” to convince him to swap the south coast for north London. Read more…