Wolves youngster Morgan Gibbs-White names Manchester United legend Paul Scholes as his idol

Morgan Gibbs-White of Wolverhampton Wanderers during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leicester City at Molineux on September 25, 2018 in Wolverhampton,...

Wolverhampton Wanderers fans are getting really excited about the young midfielder, and rightly so.

Shinji Okazaki of Leicester City in action with Morgan Gibbs-White of Wolverhampton Wanderers during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leicester City at...

Wolves youngster Morgan Gibbs-White spoke exclusively to Sky Sports about his recent rise to fame, and picked out Manchester United legend Paul Scholes when asked to name his footballing idol.

The 18-year-old has really impressed when given a chance this season, showcasing his undeniable talent every time he has taken to the field of play.

 

He undoubtedly has a wonderfully exciting future in the game, both for Wolves and England, and he has already demonstrated how much he has to offer both club and country.

Gibbs-White sat down for an exclusive interview with Sky Sports, and shared how he idolised Manchester United hero Paul Scholes when he was growing up, highlighting how he still tries to base his game on the mercurial midfield wizard:

Cork , Ireland - 25 September 2018; Paul Scholes of Manchester United Legends during the Liam Miller Memorial match between Manchester United Legends and Republic of Ireland & Celtic...

"My idol growing up was Paul Scholes, it was just the way he kept things ticking in midfield and could pick out a pass from anywhere. When I was growing up I used to watch him and how he played, and I sort of try and add that to my game today."

Next up for Wolves is a trip to the Emirates to take on Arsenal on Sunday, and Gibbs-White will be hoping for another chance to prove his worth to Nuno Espirito Santo's side.

Wolverhampton Wanderers' English midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White (L) vies with Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian midfielder Erik Lamela (R) during the English Premier League football match...

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