According to a report by Football.London, talks are ongoing over Tottenham Hotspur youngster Marcus Edwards’ future as he looks to leave the club, and Celtic must move to bring him north of the border.
Well, the winger looked set for a huge future with the north London outfit having once been likened to Lionel Messi by Mauricio Pochettino, but things haven’t worked out for the 19-year-old since then.
He was sent out on loan to Championship club Norwich City during the January transfer window in order to get some first-team experience, but having made just one appearance he returned to the capital in April because of “personal reasons”, although it was rumoured that his attitude had been an issue.
The teenager obviously feels that as Pochettino’s men push for the Premier League title and look to advance further in the Champions League that first-team opportunities will be few and far between, and an exit would be best for his development.
Well, having lost Charly Musonda and Patrick Roberts back to Chelsea and Manchester City respectively following loan spells, the Bhoys are looking a little stretched in wide areas despite having the likes of Scott Sinclair and James Forrest to call upon.
While Edwards has failed to make an impression for Tottenham’s first team, there seems to be no doubt about his ability and perhaps a fresh start is what he needs to reignite his career and finally allow him to showcase his talents.
He would be more likely to get that opportunity in the Scottish Premiership with Celtic, who must splash out £20m to sign their best centre-back since Virgil van Dijk, and could make his mark in Europe for them too, and he would be worth a punt because of the skill and pace that he possesses.
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