Our view: QPR's Ebere Eze could start Tottenham's new era

Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino awaits kick off in the UEFA Champions League Group B football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Bayern Munich at the...

Tottenham Hotspur need to rebuild and Ebere Eze of Queens Park Rangers could breathe fresh life into Mauricio Pochettino's team.

Ebere Eze of Queen's Park Rangers in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Swansea City at The Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium on August 21, 2019 in...

It would be unfair to task a 21-year-old currently playing in the Championship with solving the myriad of problems facing a crisis-ridden Tottenham Hotspur.

But with Mauricio Pochettino’s struggling side suffering from a lack of creativity, energy and unpredictability during Saturday’s shocking 3-0 defeat at Brighton and Hove Albion, Ebere Eze looks like exactly the kind of unpredictable maverick the North London giants are crying out for as they look to bridge the gap between a tired old regime and an exciting new era.

According to the Sun, Tottenham are still interested in a dazzling forward who looks every inch a worthy wearer of the famous number ten shirt at Queens Park Rangers.

 

Eze has four goals in the Championship this season already with his ability to produce something out of nothing turning Mark Warburton’s free-flowing side into potential play-off contenders.

Former QPR coach Andy Bircham compared Eze to Raheem Sterling (Sky Sports) and there are certainly similariries with the £49 million Manchester City superstar; that jinking run, the turn of pace, the hammer shot.

And Jordan Hugill, the West Ham United loanee who flopped at the London Stadium, loves playing alongside a player who always provides a reliable source of ammunition.

Gavin Whyte of Cardiff City vies for possession with Eberechi Eze of Queens Park Rangers during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Queens Park Rangers at the Cardiff...

“Personally, I think Eze is very special," Hugill told the Kilburn Times. "I've seen him in training many times and sometimes I can just stand there and admire what he's doing.

"He's a very special player and I think his time will come in the Premier League. I think he's only showing half of his ability at the moment. Some of the things we've seen in training are amazing."

You might have heard that Christian Eriksen’s contract is due to expire next summer while Dele Alli’s decline has been as rapid and pronounced as his rise. There’s a space in Tottenham’s XI for a shiny new number ten and Eze could make the step up look, well, easy.

Queens Park Rangers' Eberechi Eze shields the ball from Stoke City's Sam Clucas during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Queens Park Rangers at Bet365 Stadium on August...

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