Who is Harvey White? Five facts about the academy midfielder who trained with Tottenham Hotspur's first team this week

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur during the Tottenham Hotspur training session at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre on September 14, 2018 in Enfield, England.

Tottenham Hotspur made White's 17th birthday one to remember.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur during the Tottenham Hotspur training session at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre on September 14, 2018 in Enfield, England.

Academy midfielder Harvey White was a surprise participant as Tottenham Hotspur's first team trained on Wednesday, according to the player's Instagram profile.

But who exactly is the 17-year-old, who was also celebrating his birthday that day?

 

Here are five more facts to get you up to speed...

5) Born in Maidstone, Kent, White was a regular for Tottenham's Under-16s last season, scoring an impressive eight goals from midfield.

4) That form saw White called into Spurs' U18s set up towards the end of last term, with his debut arriving against Norwich in April.

 
 
 
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Euro Youth Cup Champions⚽️

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3) Earlier this month, White helped Tottenham's U17s to Euro Youth Cup success, but he was back with the older age group for this week's trip to Inter Milan, where he remained an unused substitute.

2) White has previously entered England's radar, and was pictured among youngsters at a Three Lions training camp earlier this decade.

1) A keen school cricketer, according to Tottenham's official website, White has also expressed a golfing interest on Instagram.

 
 
 
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Great day playing golf at The Belfry⛳️️

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