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Tottenham’s £2m offer for Peterborough’s Ricky-Jade Jones rejected

Tottenham have seen a £2million offer for Peterborough’s Ricky-Jade Jones rejected by the League One club, according to the Daily Mail.

Jones has broken into the first-team this season and already has a couple of senior goals for the side.

The 17-year-old can play in the midfield or as a striker and has attracted the attention of other clubs too.

Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho replaced Mauricio Pochettino as Tottenham manager (Image credit: Getty)

Manchester City, Liverpool, Leicester and Arsenal have all kept an eye on the English talent. Peterborough fear that a January bid for their highly-rated is imminent too (h/t Daily Mail).

Jones came through the academy at the League One club, and they did sign him to a new contract recently.

The report claims that the £2m Spurs offer rejected by Borough is just the start of a possible bidding war for the rising talent.

There were a lot of eyes watching the youngster against Burton with Manchester United, Burnley, Southampton and Spurs in attendance too.

Spurs have a quality young attacker on their books

Although Jones could turn out to be a great signing for us, Troy Parrott is the one that needs more game time.

Troy Parrott
Troy Parrott made his senior debut for Spurs in the Carabao Cup (Image credit: Getty)

The youngster featured in our Carabao Cup exit but needs to play more first-team games.

It will be interesting to see if the 17-year-old gets more chances under Jose Mourinho.

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