Bournemouth's David Brooks has just ruined Tottenham's reported £50m plans

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino looks dejected during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Turf Moor on February 23, 2019 in Burnley, United...

Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs were reportedly set to offer £50m to bring David Brooks to North London from Premier League outfit Bournemouth.

David Brooks of AFC Bournemouth celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Chelsea FC at Vitality Stadium on January 29,...

David Brooks has signed a new long-term contract at Bournemouth – surely bringing an end to speculation linking him with a big-money move to Tottenham Hotspur.

The Welsh wizard has been a revelation on the South Coast after his £11.5 million move from Sheffield United last summer, catching the eye with his vision and intelligence on the ball while establishing himself as a genuine candidate to win the PFA Young Player of the Year award.

 

As a result, The Mirror reported in February that Tottenham were preparing a £50 million bid to bring Brooks to North London – and beat Manchester United to the youngster’s signature.

At the age of 21, the Wales international is exactly the sort of promising young talent who Mauricio Pochettino loves to work with. Considering the wonders he has worked with Harry Kane, Christian Eriksen, Dele Alli and co, imagine what he could do with Brooks.

David Brooks of Bournemouth during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Chelsea FC at Vitality Stadium on January 30, 2019 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.

But it seems that the little midfielder is more than happy with life at Bournemouth.

Sky Sports broke the news on Monday morning that he has signed a new long-term contract with Eddie Howe’s side, admitting that he has ‘loved every minute’ of his time with The Cherries.

So while Bournemouth fans will be breathing a sigh of relief, Tottenham may be left cursing their luck.

David Brooks of AFC Bournemouth signs a contract extension at Vitality Stadium on March 4, 2019 in Bournemouth, England.

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