Tottenham are trying to bring a youth player at half price. Marcus Edwards (24, Sporting CP) is trying to apply the ‘half price clause’.
British media ‘Give Me Sports’ said on the 17th (Korean time), “Tottenham is promoting the signing of a striker for 52 million pounds (about 78.6 billion won). Marcus Edwards is also seriously considering returning to Tottenham. Tottenham is considering Marcus Edwards bye We plan to recruit by reducing the out by half.”
Marcus Edwards is from Tottenham Youth and until 2019 he was part of the Tottenham Under-23 (U-23) team. He gained professional experience on loan to Norwich City, Excelsior and Guimarance, before leaving Tottenham to join Sporting CP in January 2022.
His potential exploded at Sporting CP. In October of last year, he played in the 5th game of the Group D group stage of the ‘2022-23 Season European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League’ with Tottenham, and showed threatening shooting and flexible dribbling at the home of his home team. Owen Hargreaves, who appeared on ‘BT Sports’, praised, “Marcus Edwards’ ball touch is like Messi’s. He maintained excellent dribbling and balance, and has good decision power.”
At Sporting CP, he scored 12 goals and 12 assists in 41 matches, including all competitions. In addition to right wing striker and center forward, he can play in various positions in the second line. Depending on the situation, he can even be seen as an attacking midfielder.
According to the UK’s ‘Daily Mail’, Marcus Edwards buyout is £52m. When Son Heung-min came to Tottenham in 2015,
However, when Tottenham sent Marcus Edwards to Sporting CP, they put in a clause that could be recruited with a 50% discount on re-entry. The ‘Telegraph’ explained, “You can sign a 52 million pound player for just 26 million pounds (about 39.2 billion won).” 안전놀이터
If the £26 million clause is invoked, it seems that he could join Tottenham in the January transfer window. Tottenham is playing a schedule under manager Antonio Conte this season, but it is repeating a frustrating performance.