Townsend set to sign Spurs contract

The 22-year-old winger, who scored a stunning debut goal for England in their vital 4-1 World Cup qualifying win over Montenegro on Friday, is currently earning £6,000 a week at White Hart Lane.

But after a strong start to the season in the absence of Aaron Lennon – and in light of his international heroics – Townsend is set for an improved deal worth £15,000 a week.

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