Italian website tuttomercatoweb.com has claimed Tottenham and Villa are taking a look at AC Milan youngster Marco Cestagalli as Andre Villas-Boas mulls over his next potential investment for the Spurs youth system.
Tottenham have one of the best development squads in the country and are always on the look out to add quality and competition into their youth ranks, which benefits the first team in the long run.
Here are five facts about the Milan youngster.
1) Cestagalli can play two different positions in defence; on the left side of central defence and as a left-back.
2) Cestagalli has featured in an AC Milan side which is undefeated so far in the Campionato Allievi Nazionali.
3) He’s started all five games for his side in the competition so far.
4) He’s 15-years-old and would follow the likes of Giuseppe Rossi, Federico Macheda and Michele Fornasier in making the move to an English academy.
5) It could be difficult for any side to poach him away from AC Milan, the club he’s represented throughout his youth career.
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