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Tottenham sign winger Jack Clarke from Leeds, loan him back for a season

British media reported that Spurs paid an initial £10 million for the 18-year-old Jack Clarke, who signed a contract until 2023.

Updated: July 2, 2019 5:37:08 pm
Jack Clarke becomes Mauricio Pochettino’s first signing in 517 days since Lucas Moura on January, 2018 (Source: Twitter/@SpursOfficial)

Tottenham Hotspur have signed Leeds United winger Jack Clarke and loaned him back to the Championship (second-tier) club for the 2019-20 season, the Premier League side said on Tuesday.

Clarke is the first signing in 18 months for the Champions League runners-up since Lucas Moura joined them in January last year.

Financial details of the deal were not disclosed but British media reported Spurs paid an initial £10 million for Clarke, who signed a contract until 2023.

“I’m delighted to join Tottenham and in the short term I’ll be giving my all to hopefully help Leeds win promotion,” Clarke said in a statement on Spurs’ website.

The 18-year-old played 25 times for Leeds in all competitions last season, grabbing two goals and two assists under Marcelo Bielsa.

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