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'He’s so good': Some Spurs fans laud what 'generational' talent did in 3-0 win vs. Colchester

Spurs continued their pre-season with a solid 3-0 win against Colchester United, and Alfie Whiteman was a man on a mission.

The Tottenham academy keeper started and impressed against the Essex-based side. The 22-year-old kept a clean sheet. Yet it was his save in the final minutes of the match that got supporters talking.

Moreover, Whiteman made a stunning save late on in the game to deny Brendan Sarpong-Wiredu from getting his name on the scoresheet.

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The north London-born shot-stopper has spent most of his Tottenham career as a fourth choice keeper.

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Indeed, Whiteman has played just one senior game for Spurs. That coming last season in a UEFA Europa League group stage match against Ludogorets.

The keeper has seen little first-team action with Spurs over the years. However, fans were impressed with what they saw from the youngster against Colchester.

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Moreover, on social media, supporters were quick to praise Whiteman for his stunning save in the final moments of the match to keep a clean sheet for Tottenham.

Here’s what some fans had to say on Twitter about Whiteman’s brilliant save…

Indeed, Tottenham are close to signing a goalkeeper. Pierluigi Gollini is reportedly on the verge of joining the north London side from Atalanta.

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