By Harvey Byrne

Cameron Carter-Vickers has shared his delight after agreeing a new contract extension at Tottenham on Thursday afternoon.

The 18-year-old put pen to paper on a new deal taking him to 2019 with Mauricio Pochettino’s side.

In a statement released via his personal Twitter account, the youngster shared that he was delighted, while also stating that the hard work continues.

Carter-Vickers joined the Spurs academy in 2009 at the age of 11.

The youngster made his senior debut for Tottenham in the recent EFL Cup clash against Gillingham, in which Spurs ran out 5-o victors.

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However, he faces strong competition in the first team with senior duo Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld cementing their place as the club’s first choice defenders with Kevin Wimmer also in reserve.

Also a centre-back in his playing days, the defence is a key strength of Pochettino’s side’s

His Spurs side conceded just 35 goals in 38 Premier League matches in the last campaign and in the new season they have kept up their good record with three goals conceded in six matches.

The impressive defence has played a pivotal part in Tottenham’s good start to the season with the north London club sat in second place.

In other Tottenham team news, Vincent Janssen has revealed that he sits with fellow attacker Son Heung-min on the team bus.