Report: Tottenham's Marcus Edwards set for Udinese

A general view during the Serie A match between Udinese Calcio and Cagliari Calcio at Stadio Friuli on November 19, 2017 in Udine, Italy.

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly set to sell Marcus Edwards to Udinese.

Marcus Edwards of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League 2 match between Liverpool at Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on August 17, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

According to TuttoUdinese, Udinese are set to complete the signing of Tottenham Hotspur playmaker Marcus Edwards in a shock move.

Spurs talent Edwards had been touted for a huge future earlier in his career, having been in the Tottenham ranks since the age of eight.

 

Boss Mauricio Pochettino told Sky Sports in 2016 that he saw glimpses of Lionel Messi in Edwards as a youngster, and challenged him to fulfil his potential with Spurs.

That hasn't happened though, and after loan spells with Norwich City and Excelsior, he has been expected to leave Tottenham for good this summer.

Now, it's claimed that Edwards is set for a shock move to Serie A side Udinese, and this new report claims he's actually already in Udine to finalise his switch.

Marcus Edwards of Tottenham Hotspur in action with Ryan Blackman of Enfield Town during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Enfield Town and Tottenham Hotspur U23 at Queen Elizabeth II...

A move abroad has been rumoured for a few weeks now, but few would have predicted a move to Serie A, and he'll now be playing under Igor Tudor if the move does go through.

Hopefully Edwards will be able to put his game together at Udinese and fulfil that potential, but Spurs may just be happy to have found a buyer for the 20-year-old playmaker.

A general view during the Serie A match between Udinese Calcio and Cagliari Calcio at Stadio Friuli on November 19, 2017 in Udine, Italy.

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