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Tottenham and Arsenal transfer target Ben Wilmot set for move as Stevenage pull him out of squad to face Newport

Tottenham and Arsenal transfer target Ben Wilmot set for move as Stevenage pull him out of squad to face Newport

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Stevenage starlet Ben Wilmot jumps for the ballSaturday, April 7, 2018Arsenal and Tottenham transfer target Ben Wilmot has been pulled out of Stevenage’s squad to face Newport with a move imminent, according to The Sun.The duo, along with several sides, have followed the fortunes of the 18-year-old centre-backs during his first senior campaign.Already an England Under-19 international, despite playing for a League One club, Wilmot has been the subject of bids worth around £1million.Now, though, a deal seems almost certainly, possibly to the tune of £2million as Stevenage Phil Wallace concedes he could be off at the start of the transfer window.Wallace said: "Ben came back from International Duty with England last week and we have had developments that suggest a deal will be agreed sho
Colchester United 1-2 Aston Villa: John McGreal hopeful his young team can carry momentum into Stevenage game

Colchester United 1-2 Aston Villa: John McGreal hopeful his young team can carry momentum into Stevenage game

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Colchester United manager John McGreal was delighted with the effort from his young team against Aston Villa and hopes they can carry the momentum into Saturday’s game against Stevenage.League Two Colchester gave a good account of themselves against Championship side Villa, in their Carabao Cup game at Weston Homes Community Stadium, narrowly falling to a 2-1 defeat.After a disappointing opening day 3-1 loss to Accrington Stanley, the performance on display restored a sense of positivity in Essex as United target a return to League One – the division they fell out of two seasons ago.“I thought our young boys – we have a young team – really gave a good account of themselves in the game tonight,” said McGreal after the Villa game.“I’m already switching to Stevenage in a way.“It’s been a grea