Tottenham Hotspur Sign Youngster Archie Gray From Leeds United

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Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of midfielder Archie Gray from Leeds United for a fee of €41.2 million.

Gray arrives at the North London side, with defender Joe Rodon heading in the opposite direction in a deal worth €11.8 million.

Archie Gray has put pen to paper on a six-year deal with Spurs, which runs until the summer of 2030.

Tottenham Hotspur Statement Confirming Signing Of Archie Gray

Confirming the arrival of Gray, Tottenham Hotspur put out a lengthy statement which an excerpt reads:

“We are delighted to announce the signing of Archie Gray from Leeds United. The versatile midfielder has signed a contract that will run until 2030 and will wear the number 14 shirt.” 

Reports indicate that the sale of Archie Gray is enough to make Leeds United compliant with profit and sustainability rules.

The Elland Road side were defeated in the Championship play-off final by Southampton and this cost them promotion alongside forcing them to sell players.

Tottenham Hotspur moved fast to snap up the services of Gray, who was also linked with a move to Brentford.

Archie Gray had started a medical at the Bees’ training ground, only for their bid to be rejected by Leeds United due to payment structure and add-ons.

Gray, who is an England Under-21 and can also feature for Scotland at international level, is the great-nephew of Leeds United legend Eddie Gray.

In their statement, confirming the exit of Archie Gray, the Yorkshire club shared that they had agreed to the teenager’s transfer “with a heavy heart”.

The English Championship side added: “Everyone at Leeds United is heartbroken to see one of our own depart and would like to thank Archie for all his efforts and professionalism.”

Joe Rodon, who represents Wales at international level and was on loan at Leeds United in the 2023/24 season, has penned a four-year deal with the Whites, which runs until the summer of 2028.

Archie Gray Career Stats

Meanwhile, Gray was born in Durham, England, on March 12, 2006, and he has made 52 club appearances thus far in his young career, scoring no goal and providing 2 assists in all competitions.

Archie Gray functions primarily as a central midfielder, but he can also function as a right-back and defensive midfielder.

Gray’s Market Value And Salary

The 18-year-old’s market value according to Transfermkt is €18 million and he will reportedly earn about €5 million annually at Tottenham Hotspur.

Archie Gray’s Father

The newly-signed Spurs man is the son of former Nottingham Forest and Burnley attacker Andy Gray.

Archie Gray’s Personal Details

Archie Gray is also the grandson of Frank Gray, and the great-nephew of Eddie Gray, all of whom played for Leeds United and represented Scotland at the international level.

Gray’s Siblings

He is one of four brothers and one of his brothers, Harry, plays for the academy side of Leeds United.

Achievements

Archie Gray won the EFL Championship Young Player of the Season for the 2023/24 season and it will be interesting to see how his career develops.

The midfielder was also named Leeds United Young Player of the Season for the 2023/24 campaign.

Archie Gray’s Net Worth

Gray’s net worth is estimated to be between the region of €1 million – €3 million.

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