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Tottenham transfer news: Bolivian winger Julio Cesar Torres claims to have signed pre-contract with Spurs ahead of loan switch


An unknown Bolivian winger says he has signed a pre-contract with Tottenham ahead of a loan switch to north London.

Julio Cesar Torres claims he will travel to England at the end of April and join up with the Spurs reserves.

Torres has been pictured signing a piece of paper bearing Tottenham’s logo

The 21-year-old, a product of the Tahuichi Soccer Academy in Bolivia, has never played for a professional club.

In an interview with Bolivian outlet Red Uno, the winger and his agent claim a one-year loan deal with an option to buy has already been agreed with Spurs – who have not confirmed the news.

The supposed transfer has become a big story in the Bolivian media after the player and his agent ‘confirmed’ the move on a local TV show at the end of last week.


And their most recent interview even features a clip of Torres signing a piece of paper with the Tottenham badge on it – described as a ‘pre-contract’ by the winger’s agent.

“We put together a folder that specifies his technical, tactical, physical and psychological skills, which we presented to sport entrepreneurs,” said Gonzalo Anciar.

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“In the first instance, he was interested in Valladolid in Spain, but a French businessman came in contact with Tottenham and we signed a pre-contract.”

The player himself described it as ‘a great surprise that has been given to me, that very few young people have here in Bolivia‘.

 

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