Tottenham Hotspur finally put an end to a horrible five-match winless run with a comprehensive 4-1 win over Newcastle United to end the 2023/24 Premier League game-week 16 on a high note. After that, there is more good news incoming for the fans in regards to an important defender.
Tottenham Hotspur Agree New Contract For Destiny Udogie
Udogie Set To Be Rewarded For Impressive Form
Fabrizio Romano has confirmed that the Lilywhites have now reached an agreement with defender Destiny Udogie over a new long-term contract extension. He further clarifies that “club sources confirm” that a deal between the two parties is now sealed and in place with the general understanding is that it’s all done.
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He also adds that Spurs are currently very happy with the performances of the Italian full-back and that Udogie is going to be receiving an increased salary with his new deal. He is currently rumoured to be earning modest wages of around £45,000-a-week, but is going to see his amount bumped up with the deal. The 21-year-old has become an important part of Ange Postecoglou’s system at Tottenham and has heavily featured as his left-back ahead of the likes of Ben Davies and Ryan Sessesgnon.
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What Earned Udogie A New Contract
The Italian full-back actually joined Tottenham in 2022 but ended up spending the 2022/23 season on loan at Udinese. His work clearly impressed those in London, who decided to bring him back and give Postecoglou another option in the full-back position for his debut campaign.
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Udogie has ended up making that left-back position his own in the 23/24 season, producing a number of impressive performances. He has three goal contributions (1 goal, 2 assists) in 14 Premier League appearances and scored his first-ever goal in the division during the win over Newcastle. Udogie’s performance against the Magpies was hailed as “outstanding” and it’s clear that the Lilywhites want to keep him at the club for many years to come, which is why a new deal seems to have been agreed upon.