Tottenham starlet Edwards sent on season-long loan to Eredivisie side Excelsior

first_imgEdwards, 19, made his Spurs debut against Gillingham in the League Cup during the 2016/17 campaign.His talents earned the praise of boss Mauricio Pochettino, who compared him to Barcelona legend Lionel Messi.He was sent on loan to Norwich in January, but featured just once for the Canaries, before his time at Carrow Road was cut short due to personal reasons.England’s Euro U-19 winner is tied down at Tottenham until 2020, and will be hoping his time with the Eredivisie outfit will force his way into Pochettino’s plans.3 Edwards, 19, has featured just once for Spurs’ senior sideCredit: Getty Images – Getty3 England youth international Edwards was part of the Young Lions squad that won the Euro U-19 tournament in 2017Credit: Getty – ContributorSpeaking to the club’s website, Edwards said: “When I heard about the interest I did not have to think about it for long.”I have been following the Dutch competition for some time now and I think that football fits me here.”I honestly did not know much about Excelsior, but I looked up a few things and what I read really appealed to me.”I still have to meet everyone, but I already feel welcome. There is a pleasant atmosphere at this club.”MOST READ IN FOOTBALLRETRACING STEPSJack Charlton’s granddaughter Emma Wilkinson ‘would love’ to visit IrelandROY RAGEFurious Roy Keane launched foul-mouthed rant at Pique over Fabregas friendshipPicturedTOP FORMBrazil icon Ronaldo soaks up sun with partner Celina Locks on yacht in FormenteraPicturedON THE PAOLPaolo Maldini shows off shredded physique at 52 while on holiday with wifeExclusiveLOCK CLOWNPaul Scholes flouts local lockdown rules by throwing huge 7-hour birthday bashLive BlogUNITED LATESTMan Utd transfer news LIVE: All the gossip and updates from Old TraffordSunSport previously reported Bayer Leverkusen were interested in taking the youngster to Germany on a permanent deal.He is the latest English player to try their luck abroad, following in the footsteps of Jadon Sancho who joined Borussia Dortmund and Chris Willock who left for Benfica.While Ademola Lookman left Everton on loan last season to try his luck at RB Leipzig, while West Ham ace Reece Oxford enjoyed a spell at Borussia Monchengladbach.And Arsenal winger Reiss Nelson could be the next man to depart British shores, with reports linking him with a loan move to Hoffenheim.Manchester United 0-3 Tottenham: Lucas Moura bags a brace as trouble continues for Jose Mourinho’s Red Devils TOTENHAM have shipped off starlet Marcus Edwards on a season-long loan to Dutch side Excelsior.The attacking midfielder will be eyeing up vital first team football after making just two senior appearances in the last two years.3 Tottenham starlet Marcus Edwards has joined Eredivisie side Excelsior on a season-long loanCredit: @excelsiorrdamlast_img

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