Spurs could unleash 'generational' talent v Rennes, 'higher potential than Scarlett' - TBR View
Spurs are in Europa Conference League action tonight.
Nuno Espirito Santo’s charges head to Rennes for arguably the toughest fixture in their group.
Tottenham will be desperate to make amends following their 3-0 loss to Crystal Palace in the Premier League last time out.
Victory for Spurs tonight will provide a timely confidence boost ahead of Sunday’s crunch clash with Chelsea.
That said, the Europa Conference League is also a great opportunity for Nuno to test out Tottenham’s top talents.
And one of the most highly rated coming through the ranks is Dilan Markanday.
The 20-year-old has netted four goals in three Premier League 2 games for Spurs, including a hat-trick.
He also weighed in with two assists the recent EFL Trophy win over Stevenage.
Here is what some Spurs fans have been saying about Markanday in recent months:
Unpopular opinion: markanday has a higher potential than Scarlett https://t.co/P4TU6Op24a— ThfcTweets⚪ (@ThfcTweets_) August 23, 2021
So so underrated man, watched him live a few times too he’s always the best player— Alex (@xAlexTHFC) August 23, 2021
A very talented player who has been at the club for a number of years yet never given a chance for the first team nor loaned out (in my recollection).— Spursview (@Vocalspurs) August 23, 2021
Nuno rewarded Markanday with a matchday squad spot against Crystal Palace, testament to his talent and potential.
According to the official Tottenham website, the 20-year-old gem is a “clever attacking midfielder who normally plays on the right.”
Back in 2018, Alasdair Gold praised Markanday during a UEFA Youth League match with Inter.
“Inter are struggling to deal with Dilan Markanday,” he wrote on Twitter.
“His dribbling and passing ability is pulling their defence and midfield all over the place.”
Nuno to pick Markanday as No. 10 against Rennes? Wouldn’t be a bad shout.