Thursday, January 26, 2017

Atlanta United adds young Tottenham CB Anton Walkes on loan

Atlanta United announced this morning the addition of Anton Walkes, a 19-year-old defender, from Tottenham on loan. 

According to the press release:

"[Walkes] spent his entire youth career with Tottenham Hotspur. His run with the senior team began last summer, appearing against Juventus during the International Champions Cup in Melbourne, Australia. Walkes then earned a start at center back the following game against Atletico Madrid. He’s gone on to make 12 appearances for Tottenham’s reserves in Premier League 2 this season and he recently made his senior team debut against Gillingham, subbing on for the final 10 minutes during a 5-0 win in the Third Round of EFL Cup."