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“Scores in Fergie time”- Gary Lineker urges Tottenham to sign Premier League’s rising star

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Brighton refute Tottenham Hotspur approach for Evan Ferguson.

Gary Lineker urges Tottenham Hotspur to sign wonderkid Evan Ferguson

The hunt is on for Tottenham Hotspur to unearth the heir to Harry Kane’s throne, and it seems that Gary Lineker has already made up his mind about who should be bestowed with this responsibility.

A recent game between Brighton and Luton Town showcased the potential of wonderkid Evan Ferguson, prompting Lineker to passionately advocate for his signing. The Brighton man has been simply superb for quite some time now.

Brighton’s emphatic 4-1 victory over Luton Town saw Evan Ferguson make a significant impact as he emerged from the bench to put the final flourish on an already convincing performance.

The departure of Harry Kane, in a staggering £100 million transfer to Bayern Munich, has left Tottenham with a void to fill up front. Gary Lineker’s endorsement of Evan Ferguson seems to carry the weight of considerable insight.

Speaking about the situation, here is what Lineker had to say about Ferguson

“Evan Ferguson scores in Fergie time. He’s a born goalscorer. If I was in charge of recruitment at Spurs, I’d take a punt on him as Kane’s replacement. Apologies to Brighton fans.”

It’s challenging to refute Lineker’s argument when considering the remarkable similarity between the 18-year-old Ferguson and Kane. They share not only a striking physical resemblance at 6’2″ but also a comparable skill set that revolves around their uncanny ability to find the back of the net.

Brighton & Hove Albion youngster Evan Ferguson 'earmarked' as future Tottenham Hotspur target.
Brighton & Hove Albion youngster Evan Ferguson ‘earmarked’ as future Tottenham Hotspur target. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Ferguson’s instinct for scoring goals was on full display when he expertly positioned himself at the back post to secure Brighton’s victory over Luton Town. The resonance between Ferguson’s style and Kane’s signature play is undeniable.

Evan Ferguson’s reputation has not gone unnoticed on a broader scale. His skill and promise have caught the attention of Manchester United supporters, many of whom were fervently rooting for his acquisition before the club secured Rasmus Hojlund from Atalanta.

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Ferguson is a great talent and taking a punt on him might be good for Tottenham. Let’s see if Brighton even entertain an offer for him.

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