Tottenham have continued with their plan to recruit the best homegrown talent by signing Wales left-back Gareth Bale from Southampton.

The 17-year-old has arrived at White Hart Lane in a deal worth up to £10million, although the details of his contract have not been announced.

Bale told Southampton´s club website, www.saintsfc.co.uk: "I really want to play in the Premiership. That is very important to me and it is a fantastic opportunity."

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