Former Newcastle United midfielder angrily reacts to Tottenham Hotspur transfer link

Lee Clark has reacted angrily to a story about his son Bobby, a midfielder at Newcastle United’s Academy.

Thursday, 13th May 2021, 8:49 am

A website had claimed that the highly-rated 16-year-old – who is being tracked by a number of Premier League clubs – had been offered to, and rejected by, Tottenham Hotspur.

However, Clark, head coach of Sudanese club Al-Merrikh, said in an Instagram post: “Sorry, I debated whether to post this. But I felt I had to as we (are) talking about a 16-year-old boy here. My son.

"Whoever the Football Insider (in my day a source close to the individual) they have got this 100%, completely wrong. He has not been offered to Tottenham Hotspur, so subsequently they have not turned down the chance to sign him.

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Lee Clark.

"No idea where this story came from, but it is typical social media nonsense – 99.9% of stories published are not true. Sorry, I deal in reality, not fake news.”