Tottenham Hotspur are in talks with young defender Japhet Tanganga over a new contract, and there is said to be 'growing hope' that he will pen the new long-term deal in the 'not too distant future.'
The 20-year-old was a surprise inclusion in Jose Mourinho's starting lineup for Spurs' clash with Liverpool in January, but Tanganga was impressive on his Premier League debut despite the defeat.
The versatile defender has since gone on to play the full 90 minutes in six of his side's last seven matches in all competitions.
The Daily Mail now report that Tottenham are in talks with Tanganga over a new long-term deal featuring a big pay increase, with the report claiming that there is 'growing hope' that he will sign a new contract in the 'not too distant future.'
The player currently earns a basic wage of around £1,000 per week, but the new contract would see him earn around £15,000 per week. The Daily Mail also note that there would be a
"But that's for the club to deal with me and for me to focus on the pitch and deliver as much as I possibly can."