Spurs to snatch United youngster Fryer as Fergie loses yet another starlet
05:46 GMT, 6 July 2012
Andre Villas-Boas has locked horns with Sir Alex Ferguson just days after returning to the Premier League.
The new Tottenham boss is poised to sign ex-Manchester United youngster Zeki Fryers after the defender quit Old Trafford.
The 19-year-old is set to join the White Hart Lane club this week after his contract with the deposed champions expired last month.
Blow: Ezekiel Fryers (right) looks set to join Tottenham from Manchester United
United are demanding 4million for the highly-rated teenager but Spurs are only prepared to offer half that, according to The Sun.
Ferguson is prepared to hold off and allow a transfer tribunal to make the decsision.
Fryers is the third youngster to have left the club recently after Paul Pogba and Ravel Morrison joined Juventus and West Ham respectively.