Chelsea FC beat Tottenham to signing of 16-year-old – report

Chelsea FC have beaten Spurs to the signing of 16-year-old striker George Nunn, say reports

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Chelsea FC have beaten Tottenham to the signature of Crewe Alexandra youngster George Nunn, according to reports in the British media.

The Sun, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the 16-year-old striker has rejected a new contract with the League Two side and is now set to link up with the Blues.

According to the same story, Nunn has been attracting interest from a host of Premier League clubs including Tottenham and Chelsea FC.

The same article says that Chelsea FC are set to pay Crewe Alexandra around £300,000 to secure the teenager’s services this summer, despite the fact that he is yet to feature for the League Two club’s first team.

Tottenham had been keen on signing him but Nunn has opted to move to Chelsea FC’s Academy, according to the same story.

Meanwhile, Chelsea FC and Tottenham Hotspur are set to come head to head on Sunday afternoon in a crunch top-four showdown in the Premier League.

The west London side are currently in fifth place in the Premier League table as they look to try and get back into the Champions League qualification spots before the season is out.

The Blues will also take on Southampton in the FA Cup semi-finals next month.

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