“I’m going to be a superstar,” exclaimed a Sky Sports pundit after witnessing the loaned-out Spurs player in person.
Tottenham Hotspur youngster Ashley Phillips has been praised after making a big impact on his debut for loan club Plymouth Argyle.
During the summer, Tottenham made a move to eventually entice defender Ashley Phillips away from Blackburn Rovers.
Spurs signed Phillips last summer after trying to sign him in the summer of 2022.
Although there had been speculation that Phillips would be elevated to a senior position fast, the adolescent has not yet appeared for the first team.
Since Phillips is a player of the future, Tottenham has allowed a loan move for him to Plymouth Argyle of the Championship.
Ashley Phillips, a Tottenham player, was complimented following his Plymouth Argyle performance.
On Saturday afternoon, 18-year-old Phillips made his Argyle debut, kicking things off at Huddersfield Town.
Phillips participated in a 1-1 draw for the entire ninety minutes, and his effort has won him a lot of accolades.
As part of Soccer Saturday, Sky Sports pundit Alan McInally was enthralled with what he witnessed during the Argyle game.
After being amazed by Phillips’ performance in West Yorkshire, McInally predicted that he is “going to be a superstar.”
Plymouth Argyle vs. Huddersfield Town – Sky Bet Championship
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“18-year-old Ashley Phillips, a center back on loan from Spurs, is going to be a superstar,” McInally remarked.
Additionally, Phillips was declared the Fans’ Player of the Match against Huddersfield by Argyle’s official Twitter account, which also praised him as “outstanding.”
Even if it was just one game, Phillips had a huge influence on Saturday, and Tottenham will be thrilled.
Although Phillips has experience playing in the Championship from his time at Blackburn, this loan should allow him to establish some serious momentum and play frequently before returning to Tottenham.
Given that Tottenham recently signed Radu Dragusin as a center defender, Phillips should expect intense competition for spots in North London for some time to come.
Though it is obvious that the teenager has a lot of potential, he will be seeking to demonstrate through some impressive Championship performances that he can compete at the Premier League level.
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