Tottenham, fresh off of a hotly-contested loss to Manchester City in the FA Cup, will look to bounce back with a strong showing in their upcoming Premier League fixtures. Ange Postecoglou knows that his team are within striking distance of a top-four finish. While looking to the future it appears that they will now follow up the on-pitch disappointment with a loss in the transfer market.

Antonio Nusa Snubs Tottenham for Brentford

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Fabrizio Romano reported on Sunday afternoon that “Brentford have just reached an agreement with Club Brugge to sign Antonio Nusa.” Tottenham had been pursuing the 18-year-old, but the Bees have beaten them to the punch. The Italian journalist noted that the transfer fee was a package of over £25 million.

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Nusa will join Brentford in June from Club Brugge. Romano stated that “Green light ready also on player side.” The Belgian outfit are struggling in the Pro League. Normally a title contender, Blauw-Zwart are 12 points off the top. Keeping the young Norweigan for six more months could help facilitate a late-season run.

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After making his professional debut with Stabæk in Norway during the 2021 campaign, Nusa earned a call-up to Norway’s U16 squad. Later that year, Brugge signed him and he notched a goal in an impressive Champions League victory against FC Porto. Already starting for a strong European club, and creating or finishing goals in several matches, the teenager caught the eye of Tottenham and Brentford.

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Brugge have been giving Nusa regular playing time for two consecutive seasons. The Lilywhites will feel like they have missed out on a player who has been described as a “Rising Star.” With years of prime footballing ahead of him, the teenage attacker will have his chance to shine in the world’s best league later this year.

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