“One thing we have is, just simply, the best goalscorer I’ve ever worked with,” said Evans to BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, as quoted by the BBC Sport website. “He’s absolutely stunning. This boy’s up there with the Dwight Gayle’s of this world and he (Gayle) was exceptional.
“That young man is most likely going to go and join an absolutely huge club in the summer – that’s unless the chairman continues to do what he did in the January window when he was turning down, I think, around £6.5m or £7m.
“I’ve said to you he’s better than some of the strikers I’ve worked with, and I’ve worked with Chris Wood at Leeds, but Marriott is the best finisher I’ve ever worked with.”