The luxury of rejecting Tottenham and more: Jobe Bellingham stays at Sunderland (for now)

Jobe Bellinghamstar of the Sunderlandhas emerged as one of the Championship’s best young talents by far. The 18-year-old attacking midfielder, younger brother of Real Madrid’s Jude, has joined up with the black cats last summer for around £3m and this transfer window is rumoured to have already allowed himself the luxury of turning down big Premier League clubs to remain in the shadow of the Stadium of Light.

The backstory
As revealed by TEAMtalkJobe recently declined transfer offers from Tottenham and Crystal Palace. A refusal that left the English clubs stunned, but there is a clear reason: Sunderland – reports the English tabloid – had talks with Bellingham junior and his agents and managed to convince him that staying (at least another season) in red and white is the best solution for his career development.

The player’s wish
This does not mean that the 2005-born Stourbridge native cannot be convinced by another offer. In fact, Jobe is placing a lot of hope in the possibility of receiving an even more prestigious call, given that Manchester United And real Madrid they keep an eye on him from a distance.