Mark Warburton discusses whether Rangers loan star Nathan Oduwa can make it at Tottenham

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The Tottenham prospect has been sent on loan to Rangers.

Oduwa made his Rangers debut over the weekend, and Mark Warburton has told the Daily Mail that he will go on to play for the Tottenham first-team.

Warburton said: “I think he will go on to play for the Spurs first team. He’s come here on loan to learn, as has Dominic Ball, another talented player.”

The Gers manager is clearly a big fan of Oduwa, and it is hard not to get excited over the winger following his performance for the Light Blues at the weekend.

He only featured for 30 minutes, but the 19-year-old set up one goal, and created another which was ruled out for being offside. A frequent attacking presence, he was single-handedly running circles around the Alloa defence, and he looked a real talent.

Obviously, the gap in quality between the Scottish Championship and the Premier League is huge, and impressing for Rangers does not mean Oduwa is ready to play for Spurs.

But Warburton believes he has all the talent to break into the Tottenham first-team, and the general consensus in North London is that Oduwa is one of the better talents in a well-stock Spurs academy.

Oduwa will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of Alex Pritchard, who spent a loan spell under Warburton, and now looks ready to break into the Spurs first-team.

He is stil recovering from an injury suffered over the summer, but the former Brentford loanee is considered part of Mauricio Pochettino’s Premier League squad, and if Oduwa can impress with Rangers, he could be enjoying a first-team role at White Hart Lane next season.

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