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Spurs youngster rejects Manchester City interest, commits future to Tottenham

Rejoice! Josh Onomah isn't going anywhere for a while.

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Today the club announced that central/attacking midfielder Josh Onomah, one of the brightest young stars in the Spurs youth setup, has signed a new deal with the club keeping him here until 2019.

The 18 year-old midfielder has represented England at youth levels up to the U-18s, and made his debut for Spurs' first team last season as a substitute in the 4-2 victory over Burnley in the FA Cup. He also featured several times on the bench in the Europa League, and even once in the league against Everton on the last day of the season.

Although he hasn't featured yet in our prospect ranking series, there's a good reason for that. Onomah is a standout prospect who has already spent pre-season training and playing with the first team. Don't be surprised to see him given a shot with the first team during this season as well.

Just last month the Mirror reported that Manchester City were interested in signing Onomah alongside Fulham's Patrick Roberts. Even though the Mirror is usually full of baseless lies questionable content, City signed Roberts just this week. Luckily for Spurs, Onomah has rejected any real or imagined interest from other clubs and decided his immediate future is at White Hart Lane.

But Onomah isn't the only one who's committed himself to Spurs. Some of the other prospects we've profiled for you have made the step up to becoming First Year Academy players. Kazaiah Sterling (#13 on the list) and Marcus Edwards (#5 on the list) have both officially joined the Spurs Academy. We wish them, along with the rest of the First Year Academy players, the best of luck with their Spurs careers.