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.
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.
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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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