Manchester City have been praised for their capture of ‘top talent’ Emilio Lawrence as journalist Fabrizio Romano shares the details.
The Lowdown: City starlets shine…
The City Football Group have witnessed a plethora of young rising stars come through their state-of-the-art academy set up in recent years.
Most notably, big name England international youngsters Phil Foden and Jadon Sancho, with the latter eventually leaving Eastlands, perhaps come as their highest-profile homegrown graduates.
There are many more turning heads, though, with the likes of Cole Palmer, Josh Wilson-Esbrand and Rico Lewis featuring under Pep Guardiola recently.
Portuguese teenager Carlos Borges is also currently making waves with the elite development squad, even earning comparisons to Foden after his phenomenal start to the 2022/2023 youth campaign.
The Latest: Romano praises ‘big’ Emilio Lawrence signing…
While the Etihad Campus is already producing waves of top-tier talent, City are still maintaining their mission of bringing in some of Britain’s brightest from outside the club.
Former Scotland Under-17 international Lawrence is now one of them, as shared by Romano, with the 17-year-old now completing his move to City.
“Manchester City have finally signed top talent Emilio Lawrence after long negotiations. It’s done — as deal has been signed, medical completed.
Lawrence joins City from #EFC, he was also part of the U23 team last season. Big statement by City to sign more top talents.”
The Verdict: Exciting…
Adding another teenage sensation to City’s ranks will come as exciting news for supporters.
Lawrence in particular his hugely promising, having already played Under-23’s football at such a young age, and CFG will have been watching his 21/22 season with real interest.
The attacker made a brilliant nine goal contributions over 18 appearances for most recent club’s Under-18s last season, but now, he could transfer his dazzling displays to Manchester.