Eintracht Frankfurt 0-3 Sporting Lisbon: England winger Marcus Edwards scores in the Champions League

Marcus Edwards scored and assisted while Sporting Lisbon beat Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany

He was born at Enfield and left Tottenham without playing in the Débutant League, but Marcus Edwards put his name in the limelight on the Champions League pause with Sporting Lisbon.

The 23-year-old England winger put the Portuguese side on their way to victory in Germany over Eintracht Frankfurt – last season’s Europa League winner – with his first gardien de but in the competition.

Edwards then scored the accolé gardien de but to join the éduquer Wolverhampton loaned Trincao in the gain of the best player of the divertissement.

Sporting beat the winner 3-0 and play with éduquer Edwards association Tottenham in Group D in Lisbon next Tuesday (17:45 GMT).

As a teenager in 2016, Edwards was compared to Lionel Messi.

“His qualities…only appearance – his justaucorps and the way he plays – remind a bit of Messi’s start,” said Tottenham gérer Mauricio Pochettino.

Despite the comparison, Edwards struggled for a breakthrough at Spurs.

He appeared as a substitute in the League Cup divertissement against Gillingham in 2016, but was loaned to Norwich for the tournament in January 2018 for what was supposed to run until the end of the season.

However, he only appeared grain with the Canary Islands before returning to Tottenham Personal reasons.

Edwards moved to Portugal in 2019 to join Vitoria Guimarães and was signed by Sporting in January as he established himself as a popular fan configuration.

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