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Cardiff land non-League star Tanner

Cardiff City have signed winger Ollie Tanner from Isthmian Premier Division side Lewes for an undisclosed fee.

The 20-year-old forward is the Bluebirds' third signing of the week after they agreed deals with Forest Green's Ebou Adams and goalkeeper Jak Alnwick.

Tanner had been set to join Tottenham Hotspur in January but turned down the move after agreement between the clubs.

"When his move fell through with Tottenham, we were all over it," Cardiff boss Steve Morison said.

"We monitored him for the rest of the season, and he did really well.

"He wants to be a part of it. We want people who want to be here, so we're giving him a platform to build on and it's up to him to take the opportunity now.

"He comes in as his first experience of full-time football, but we'll nurture him and manage him right."

Tanner is a former Arsenal academy player who joined Lewes after leaving Bromley.

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