Marcus Edwards shot to notoriety last summer during pre-season, when his silky skills and electric turn of pace stood out as much as his garish hairstyle. Indeed, Edwards is an exciting attacking midfielder with such exceptional close control and balance that Spurs boss Pochettino even compared him to a certain Lionel Messi.
It seems unlikely the 18-year-old will go on to reach similar Ballon-d’Or-contending realms of ability but he clearly has a bright future, also boasting twelve goals and 34 caps for England at youth level, and considering the ridiculous premiums placed on English players these days, he could go on to be worth an absolute tonne in the transfer market.
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