Report: Tottenham, West Ham want AFC Wimbledon's Ryan Sweeney after scouting missions

Tottenham, West Ham, Charlton Athletic and Huddersfield Town are reportedly keen on signing AFC Wimbledon defender Ryan Sweeney.

According to The Mirror, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United are keen to sign AFC Wimbledon teenager Ryan Sweeney this summer.

Sweeney, 18, joined AFC Wimbledon at the age of just eight, and has made his way up through the ranks with the club to eventually play for the first team.

A giant 6ft 4in defender, Sweeney has now made nine appearances for AFC Wimbledon this season - and it seems that his performances have attracted interest.

The Mirror report that London rivals Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United have both been scouting Sweeney of late, and have been impressed with his displays.

It's also claimed that Championship clubs Charlton Athletic and Huddersfield Town are also looking to sign Sweeney, but two of the Premier League's biggest clubs will be confident of beating them to the teenager's signature.

With one cap for the Republic of Ireland Under-18's, Sweeney has been making an impact for club and country, and his promising displays could now earn him a summer move.

Spurs should be appealing to any young player given Mauricio Pochettino's record promoting youngsters, with Eric Dier, Dele Alli and Harry Kane all becoming not only key players for Spurs, but also England international.

Meanwhile, West Ham's growth under Slaven Bilic and imminent move to the Olympic Stadium will also be an attractive proposition for any player, and Sweeney could have a tough choice if both clubs move for him this summer.

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