Tottenham given green light to sign Arsenal academy graduate, in blockbuster move to ignite North London: report

Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal managers Ange Postecoglou and Mikel Arteta respectively, on the first day of the Premier League season
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Tottenham have been given the go-ahead to sign an Arsenal youth star, completing a long-awaited move.

The two North London clubs have a historic hate of one another with just a handful of stars having played for both this century. Most recently, Emmanuel Adebayor, William Gallas and David Bentley all ended up at Tottenham after stints at Arsenal.

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Mark White
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Mark White is the Digital Content Editor at FourFourTwo. During his time on the brand, Mark has written three cover features on Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard and the Invincibles, and has written pieces on subjects ranging from Sir Bobby Robson’s time at Barcelona to the career of Robinho. An encyclopedia of football trivia and collector of shirts, he first joined the team back in 2020 as a staff writer.