Tottenham Hotspur have made use of a clause in the contract of Nigeria U-23 forward Nathan Oduwa to extend his contract, understands.

Unknown to many suggesting his contract will run out this June, Spurs inserted a clause in his last contract that gives them the first option to renew his deal upon the expiration of his deal.


SkySports Lyall Thomas explained that Spurs just like the case of Tom Carroll have made use of the power of the option of renewal inserted in the Nigerian deal by extending his contract till the Summer of 2017.

However the issue of contract extension with Spurs that has dominated the news of late is about the forward extend his deal beyond the summer of 2017 which he has so far refused.

20 year old Oduwa has been at Spurs since the age of 11 and was hoping he will be a part of the Nigeria U-23s to the Olympic where he could attract other clubs but his dreams were dashed after he was left out of the team following a below par showing in the three games he played for the team.

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Still waiting for his professional debut for the main team of Spurs he has endured loan spells at Luton Town, Rangers and Colchester with varying degree of success.

*Daniel Martins