Dundee have signed Tottenham defender Malachi Fagan-Walcott on loan until the end of the season.
The 18-year-old centre-half joins up from English Premier League giants Spurs and will wear the No 6 jersey for the Dark Blues.
Fagan-Walcott is an England youth international and made his Tottenham debut in a Champions League last-16 clash away at RB Leipzig last year.
We are delighted to announce the signing of central defender Malachi Fagan-Walcott on loan from Tottenham Hotspur until the end of the season #thedee
— Dundee Football Club (@DundeeFC) January 28, 2021
The 6ft 2in youngster is a regular in the London club’s U/18 and U/23 teams and will provide competition for Lee Ashcroft, Liam Fontaine, Jordan McGhee and Jordon Forster in James McPake’s squad.
He goes straight into the Dee’s pool for Saturday’s Championship trip to take on Raith Rovers in a battle of promotion hopefuls at Stark’s Park.
They said: “Dundee Football Club are delighted to announce the signing of Malachi Fagan-Walcott on loan from Tottenham Hotspur until the end of the season.
“Central defender Malachi made his first team debut for the London side in March of last year in the last 16 of the Champions League away to RB Leipzig.
“The 18-year-old is a regular with the Under 18 and Under 23 teams at Spurs.
“He also has experience of playing in the UEFA Youth League.
“On the international stage, Malachi has represented England at Under 15, Under 16 and Under 17 level.
“Malachi joins on loan until the end of the season and will wear number 6 for the club.”