Tottenham have confirmed the signing of Croatian starlet Luka Vuskovic on a deal till 2030.
However the 16-year-old centre-back will not hyperlink up with the north Londoners till 2025 resulting from FIFA guidelines.
That’s as a result of following the UK’s EU exit in 2020, gamers from abroad are usually not allowed to affix till they flip 18.
Nonetheless, it’s a enormous coup from Spurs to safe the providers of the highly-rated teenager in a £12million deal.
A Tottenham statement learn: “We’re delighted to announce that now we have reached settlement for Luka Vuskovic to affix the membership in 2025 from Hajduk Break up, in a deal which can run till 2030.”
Spurs have been in a position to verify his signing outdoors of the window as a result of switch being thought to be a ‘developmental signing’.
Vuskovic, who’s the Croatian top-flight’s youngest ever participant, was believed to be on Manchester Metropolis’s radar earlier this 12 months.
In keeping with The Athletic, the Residents lodged a £10.2m bid to signal him in March.
However an settlement could not be reached, resulting in Spurs to hijack their proposed deal for the defender.
The 6ft 4in centre-half solely made his skilled debut in February, which got here in a 4-0 defeat towards Dinamo Zagreb.
In whole, he has appeared in 11 video games in all competitions for the Whites, with the participant that includes of their Croatian Cup remaining win over Sibenik.
He’s additionally Break up’s youngest ever goalscorer having discovered the again of the web final season on the age of 16 years and 5 days outdated.
Vuskovic would be the newest Croatian star to don the Spurs shirt after Luka Modric, Vedran Corluka, Niko Kranjcar, Stipe Pletikosa and Ivan Perisic.
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