Tottenham secure second summer transfer with highly-rated striker to arrive next week

Jermain Defoe
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Tottenham have signed a talented young striker in 16-year-old George Feeney who will arrive at the club next week with the aim of eventually progressing from the club's academy into Ange Postecoglou's first team. reported on Tuesday that Spurs had seen off competition from Brighton, Brentford, West Ham, Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest to sign the Glentoran teenager for a fee that is expected to include add-ons to benefit his Northern Irish club in the future.

Feeney, son of former Bournemouth, Luton and Northern Ireland striker Warren Feeney, will arrive at Hotspur Way next week to begin life in the academy with Stuart Lewis' U18 side, where he will also work with academy coaches Bradley Allen and Jermain Defoe, who played with his father, with the aim of progressing through the levels eventually to the first team.

The Newport-born youngster is the subject of an international tug of war between Wales and Northern Ireland, having played for both at U16 level and also for the latter in U17 matches.

In the latest episode of their podcast Gold & Guest Talk Tottenham, our Spurs correspondents Alasdair Gold and Rob Guest discussed the signing of the talented teenager, following the return of Timo Werner for another season in N17, as well as the latest on the search for a first team striker for Postecoglou, among plenty of other topics of discussion around the club.

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