By Danny Wright
Tottenham have confirmed that defender Cameron Carter-Vickers has agreed terms to a new three-year deal.
Spurs announced on their official Twitter account on Friday that Carter-Vickers, 19, had penned his new deal before joining Championship side Sheffield United on a season-long loan deal.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 25, 2017
The USA youth international isn’t the first defender to sign a deal recently with Kyle Walker-Peters also committing himself to the club while centre-back Davison Sanchez completed his switch from Ajax earlier this week.
The Times has reported that Tottenham are still looking to bolster their defensive force with Juan Foyth said to be travelling to London in order to complete a medical ahead of a £12million switch from Estudiantes.
Carter-Vickers has only ever earned four first-team appearances with Spurs and his loan switch to Sheffield United will no doubt see him earn a lot more experience in senior football.
The USA Under-23 international was on the bench for the Premier League opener win at Newcastle, but it seems that with the new signings, he is far away from Mauricio Pochettino’s plans this season.
Football Insider Verdict
Carter-Vickers is definitely a promising young talent but appears to have no chance at playing first-team football for Spurs with the arrival of Sanchez and potential signing of Foyth on the way. Spurs also still have Kevin Wimmer to serve as back up to Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen, meaning that Carter-Vickers could be miles off the senior squad if he was to stay. A loan move to Sheffield United would be a good choice. They have a good recent history of bringing through centre-backs so they’re obviously doing something right in that area. Spurs will hope that the USA youth international can become a part of that trend.
In other Tottenham news, Daniel Levy has jetted overseas to complete this signing now that an agreement has been reached.