Spurs beat Chelsea in transfer race to sign 14-year-old Nigerian wonderkid

first_imgTOTTENHAM have reportedly snapped up 14-year-old whiz kid Temidire Emmanuel Okuwa.Mauricio Pochettino’s side have beaten London rival’s Chelsea to the Nigerian youngster’s signing.3 Spurs manager Mauricio PochettinoCredit: Getty Images – GettyThat is according to All Nigeria Soccer, who reported the news this afternoon.Okuwa was born in 2006 and will represent the U14 team this season.The teenager has been at West Ham for the last nine years but left the London Stadium this summer.He trained with both Chelsea and Spurs before deciding to head to last season’s Champions League finalists.The versatile Okuwa can play numerous positions defensively as well as central midfield.Spurs have also signed teenagers Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham and Jack Clarke from Leeds.3LATEST SPURS TRANSFER NEWSGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endGossipSPURRED ONTottenham table contract offer for Bayern Munich’s teenage starlet Taylor BoothGossipJOSE’S SP-ARKSpurs ‘in secret transfer talks’ with Napoli over £45m-rated Arkadiusz MilikGossipALL O-VERVertonghen may QUIT Spurs for free next month as club refuse two-year dealGossipNO KANE DOSpurs reject Kane approach by Barca forcing them into £100m Martinez moveGossipDOUBLE BUBBLESpurs eye double Serie A transfer swoop for Alex Sandro and CastagneMauricio Pochettino’s most notable signing this summer is Tanguy Ndombele’s arrival from Lyon.The £54m midfielder marked his debut with a goal against Aston Villa on the opening day of the season.Pochettino additionally bolstered his midfield with the loan signing of Giovanni Lo Celso.3 It’s been a busy summer of arrivals for Spurs boss Mauricio PochettinoCredit: EPAPremier League to drop early transfer deadline as Arsenal, Liverpool and Spurs admit defeatlast_img