OYOGist.com has learned that England Legend Les Ferdinand has praised Nigeria super eagles and Newcastle United target Ebere Eze as he labelled him as gifted and talented midfielder. Ferdinand who is Eze’s club (Queens Park Rangers) director of football, can’t hide his love for the young midfielder and he said the club can’t afford to lose their star player in the summer transfer window.
Eze has been in excellent form for Queens Park Rangers this season and he has scored 12 goals with 8 assists for QPR in all competitions this season before the championship was postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic, the youngster has now been attracting interest from English premier league teams like Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace, Liverpool before Newcastle United recently joined.
It was gathered that Crystal Palace made an offer in the last winter transfer window but the offer was rejected but Tottenham Hotspur have been looking forward to sign the star midfielder in the coming Summer transfer window. Newcastle United are also planning to strengthen their squad next season if they eventually sell the club and they’ve identity Eze as one of their top target.
Les Ferdinand told the Beautiful Game Podcast, in quotes “If you look at his footballing ability I could put him down as one of the best I have seen in terms of what I have been fortunate to play with in my career, when I see some of the things he does on a football and how comfortable he is on a football, I put him up there as one of the best I have seen.”
“Whether he fulfils his potential to be one of the best I have worked with time will tell, but in terms of his ability with the ball certainly he is one of the best I have seen.” he concluded.
Despite represented England at the youth level, Ebere Eze 21, is still eligible to represent Nigeria super eagles because he is yet to play for the Three Lions of England, and he has been spotted with Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick several times and we’re very sure he will soon make his decision to represent his parents’ country.