Spurs prospect tipped to 'tear teams apart' by loan club's chairman

Peterborough United chairman has backed Tottenham Hotspur's Kenny McEvoy to be tearing teams apart soon.

Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony has backed Kenny McEvoy to be tearing teams apart on his loan spell at London Road soon.

The Tottenham Hotspur youngster is currently on a season-long loan with the League One club and MacAnthony has clearly been impressed by the 20-year-old so far.

McEvoy may not have made too notable an impact on the pitch so far, but the media-friendly chairman has backed his form to pick up soon.

McEvoy was brought to Posh as someone who could add creativity to their attacks but, during his fleeting appearances on the pitch so far, he has been deployed up-front by Darren Ferguson.

Despite opening his account against MK Dons in one of his first matches for the club, an injury and a run of games on the bench have meant that any progress he hoped to make has been stopped.

However, MacAnthony clearly believes that he has a bright future at Posh and it will not be too long until he breaks into the first-team again.

Posh have lacked a goalscorer up-front so far this season and if he could provide this then it would be a major benefit to them.

Ferguson's side are currently in second position in the table, but there is room for improvement in attacking positions and if McEvoy can start finding the net it would help them consolidate their position in the automatic promotion places.

It may also convince Spurs that he would be worth keeping at White Hart Lane next year.

The Lilywhites have failed to find a striker who can hit the back of the net with any regularity and if McEvoy can start showing this ability then he may be promoted to the first-team when he returns to the North-London club. 

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