Confirmed: Tottenham agree deal for 19-year-old to hitch Excelsior on mortgage – initially posted on Sportslens.com
Tottenham have confirmed Marcus Edwards has joined Dutch Eredivisie aspect Excelsior Rotterdam on mortgage. The 19-year-old has struggled for taking part in time beneath Mauricio Pochettino and has opted to make the momentary transfer away from White Hart Lane in a bid to get first-team soccer at a aggressive stage.
Edwards has risen by the youth ranks to the fringes of the Tottenham first-team, making one look at senior stage. He’s racked up 28 appearances for the u23s and desires common taking part in time quite than taking part in within the reserve group.
The younger right-winger spent half of final season out on mortgage with Norwich Metropolis, however he solely made one look for the Canaries. As for his new membership, Excelsior are ninth within the Eredivisie with 4 factors from three video games this season, having scored simply three objectives for his or her troubles.
Edwards doesn’t have probably the most attacking aspect to study his commerce in, nevertheless it’s nonetheless early days into the season. If he can impress within the Netherlands, he could give Pochettino a range headache subsequent summer season or put himself within the store window. It could possibly be an vital season for the England u20 worldwide.
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