Portsmouth loan Tottenham Hotspur youngster Anton Walkes

Portsmouth loan Spurs youngster
© Offside
Portsmouth announce that they have signed Tottenham Hotspur youngster Anton Walkes on a loan deal for the rest of the season.

Tottenham Hotspur have allowed defender Anton Walkes to spend the rest of the season on loan at Portsmouth.

Walkes has made just one appearance for the Spurs first team - which came in the EFL Cup in September 2016 - but the 20-year-old recently returned from a loan spell at MLS side Atlanta United.

Manager Kenny Jackett has now brought in three youngsters during January - with Sylvain Deslandes and Connor Ronan both arriving from Wolverhampton Wanderers - but the Welshman is confident that Walkes can add something different to his first-team squad.

The 56-year-old told the club's official website: "He can play in midfield, the centre of defence or at right-back and he's an athletic player, so we're pleased to add him for the rest of the season.

"The experience of coming to a club like Pompey will be a good one for him and he'll be keen to help us move towards the top six. He's someone I have a lot of time for and think he's got a very bright future. He's certainly got all the tools to succeed."

Walkes scored twice in 20 appearances during his time with Atlanta in the MLS.

Share this article now:
Kenny Jackett during his time in charge of Wolverhampton Wanderers
Read Next:
Wolves duo to join Portsmouth on loan?
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

FA Cup
Scottish Premiership
Scottish Challenge Cup
La Liga
Serie A
Ligue 1
League One
League Two
National League
Scottish Championship
Scottish League One
Scottish League Two
Segunda Division
Serie B
Ligue 2
Liga MX
Uruguayan Primera Division
Australian A-League
Belgian Pro League
Greek Superleague
Indian I-League
Primeira Liga
Turkish Super Lig

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
1Manchester CityMan City27233179205972
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd27175551193256
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs27157552242852
8Leicester CityLeicester2798103940-135
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2779113446-1230
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2777132536-1128
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton27610112236-1428
15Crystal Palace2769122542-1727
16Swansea CitySwansea2776142037-1727
17Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2776142347-2427
19Stoke CityStoke2767142753-2625
20West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom27311132140-1920
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account