Sheffield United star makes strong statement about Brighton’s Evan Ferguson after Harry Kane claim

Brighton striker Evan Ferguson has had a good week so far.

The 18-year-old scored a brace for Brighton on Sunday to help the Seagulls to a 5-0 win against Grimsby Town in the FA Cup quarter-final, with a semi-final date at Wembley against Manchester United to await. as a result.

Ferguson then joined his fellow internationals and made his mark with his first senior goal as the Republic of Ireland beat Latvia 3-2 at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium on Wednesday night.

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Former Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy described him as a “superstar” while some fans compared Ferguson to Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, who has now become England’s all-time leading goalscorer after scoring in the 2-1 victory against Italy. in Naples on Thursday evening.

In fact, some fans on social media have suggested that Ferguson could follow in the footsteps of the Tottenham and England star in terms of his goals for club and country.

But Ferguson’s international teammate Egan of Sheffield United has moved to temper expectations of the Brighton teenager, although he has praised him for his physique for such a young player.

As reported by RTE Sport, Egan said: “For an 18-year-old he (Ferguson) has the build of a man. He is also very physical for his age and I think that helped him. He is a young and powerful player.


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