Tottenham Hotspur are on the lookout for a Mousa Dembele replacement, with the Belgian both injury-prone and out of contract at the end of the season.
Gibbs-White has been a revelation in his Premier League cameos this season, before starting the midweek game against Chelsea.
Losing 1-0, Gibbs-White inspired a famous turnaround to help his hometown club beat the title challengers 2-1, setting up the equalising goal on his first Premier League start.
The 18-year-old central midfielder boasts many similarities to Tottenham's Belgian dynamo.
A wonderful dribbler with the ball who can break lines and get his team up the pitch, Gibbs-White also offers a physical presence and mobility like Dembele.
However, Gibbs-White is a far better passer than Dembele, able to thread the ball through the eye of a needle, and he is more effective in the final third.
It would be a brave move from Mauricio Pochettino to replace Dembele - one of the Premier League's best players in recent seasons - with a youngster who has still only started one top tier game.
That said, Spurs' most successful signings this decade have come when gambling on young British talent.
Gareth Bale, Danny Rose, Kyle Walker, Aaron Lennon and many more all joined Tottenham as young players before establishing themselves as some of the best in Europe in their positions.
Not only that, Pochettino has a habit of taking young homegrown talent under his wing, and helping them reach their potential.
Foreign prospects such as Tanguy N'Dombele and Frenkie De Jong may be the dream for Tottenham fans, but their reputation and price tag may make them unattainable.
The North Londoners should therefore be brave and go all out for Gibbs-White.
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