Tottenham fans react on Twitter to teenage sensation training with first team
By Amir Mir
Marcus Edwards is in line for a promotion after training with the Tottenham first team ahead of their Europa League clash against Gent – and fans on Twitter are hoping he plays a part.
The Spurs academy sensation could take to the field against the Belgian side on Thursday night at Wembley with the away team holding a 1-0 lead from the first leg.
ESPN’s Tottenham correspondent Dan Kilpatrick shared on his personal Twitter account that the 18-year-old was with the seniors on Wednesday ahead of the clash.
— Dan Kilpatrick (@Dan_KP) February 22, 2017
Highly-rated Edwards has featured for Mauricio Pochettino’s side on only one occasion this term, but the Argentine is fond of giving the academy players minutes on the field.
The likes of Cameron Carter-Vickers and Harry Winks have featured on a number of occasions during this campaign.
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Fans on social media were hoping Edwards would be another name added to that list as one fan stated that he hopes he makes the bench.
Supporters believe that his absence from the under-21s could give him more of a chance of featuring for the senior team.
Furthermore, another fan questioned whether or not there will be more youngsters possibly taking to the field on Thursday night at the home of football.
One supporter believes that with Edwards in the squad the north London club will be stronger, while another joked that the attacker will get onto the pitch before striker Vincent Janssen.
Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:
would love to see Edwards
— Sami (@Smterki) February 22, 2017
Hope Edwards makes the bench!???? https://t.co/FeoYXWya9e
— Addicted To Spurs (@addicted_spurs) February 22, 2017
You think Edwards will be involved tomorrow?? Really hope so and that the team will be pretty strong
— Tim Eaton (@TimEatonCycles) February 22, 2017
@Neil_I_Am37 Edwards will get on before Janssen now
— Sonny Daze (@natecancook) February 22, 2017
likely to be in the squad this weekend?
— Jack (@Jack_Webster4) February 22, 2017
so Rose and Lamela aren't even back in training doesn't seem they will be back anytime soon. Any other youngsters with the 1st team?
— LeftOnTheShelf (@lots1882) February 22, 2017
No Edwards or Walker-peters in either PL2 vrs a Sunderland or U18s today. Possible inclusion for Wembley EL game maybe?!?
— HotspurSam (@HotspurSam) February 21, 2017
Hope so. Edwards was at Fulham, not in the squad obvs but it's good they're keeping him around the 1st team. #coys
— Del (@DJWalker11) February 21, 2017
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