Tottenham are close to signing Fulham starlet Ryan Sessegnon, according to the Telegraph.
Sessegnon has been linked with a move to Spurs for some time since breaking into the Fulham team as a 16-year-old.
Now 19, the defender looks set to leave Fulham with just one year remaining on his contract, and it is believed Tottenham are the club who will sign him.
Despite a difficult debut season in the Premier League in which he suffered relegation with the Cottagers, Sessegnon remains highly rated and will be a useful addition to Mauricio Pochettino’s squad.
Danny Rose looks set to leave the club, so Tottenham are in need of a long-term replacement at left-back. Sessegnon can also play further forward.
The Telegraph claims Spurs will pay £20 million plus add-ons for the England Under-21 international.
That might seem like a lot given his contract situation, but Fulham were apparently asking for £50 million last summer so it looks like Tottenham have talked them down considerably.
Ben Davies has signed a new contract, meaning the Welshman and Sessegnon are likely to be Spurs’ primary options on the left this season.
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