Vanguard (Lagos)

Nigeria: Spurs to Sign Eaglets Star, Yahaya

Musa Yahaya, hailed as the Nigerian Neymar, is inching closer to completing his move to English Premier League campaigners, Tottenham Hotspur.

Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the Mutunchi Academy ace will arrive London, England on Saturday, February 15 to append his signature to a preliminary contract if he passes a routine medical.

The 16 - year - old will be accompanied on the trip by his father, one of his agents, Mohammed Babawo and Auwal Yusuf, the coach of the nursery team which has been nurturing him since childhood.

All members of the entourage have been issued visas to the United Kingdom.

Because Yahaya is still a minor, he can not sign a professional contract .However, there is a four - year deal waiting for him to sign when he clocks 18.

Tottenham Hotspur beat Arsenal and Ajax Amsterdam in the race for the signature of the highly rated starlet, who netted four times at the Fifa Under 17 World Cup.

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