' contract with Tottenham has been extended until the 2020-21 season after spending the past season on loan to Sheffield United and Ipswich Town in the Championship.
The 20-year-old defender suited up 16 times for Spurs in 2016-17 without ever playing a game in the EPL. His only Tottenham appearances were in the FA and League Cups.
hard out on loan this season, trying to get as many minutes and games as I could," said Carter-Vickers, whose father is former pro basketball player Howard Carter
. "I feel like I've improved as
a player and it's definitely benefited me.
"Now I'm looking to kick on. The next step for me is to come back for pre-season, get my head down, work hard and try to impress the manager and
as many people as I can."
Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino
once said Carter-Vickers, who has started the last two U.S. friendlies for which he has been selected, had the potential
to be "one of the best center-backs in England."
But the loan move to Sheffield United underscored just how hard it is to break into a top EPL team. It followed the signing of Colombian
, who also earned a contract extension following a solid debut season with Spurs.