Tottenham are reportedly interested in Alex Scott, according to Football Insider. The 18-year-old has scored 4 goals in addition to two assists the previous season, which attracted interest from the North London giants.
The player is a dynamic presence in midfield. Technically proficient and not afraid to take on his man, the teenager has drawn comparisons to Jack Grealish. Similar to Grealish, he too has taken the Championship by storm at a very young age. Premier League clubs are already interested because they believe that the youngster has a very high ceiling. All of this, in addition to his playing style, has earned him the nickname ‘Guernsey Grealish’
Tottenham will be looking to secure Alex Scott’s signature. They are one of the best attacking teams in the division, but their star men in Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min are nearing 30. It would be a wise move to start planning for the future accordingly and integrate young blood into the squad. They have promising young talents in Troy Parrot, Dane Scarlet, Alfie Devine and Bryan Gil among their ranks, and Alex Scott would be a worthy addition.
Antonio Conte has always emphasised character and discipline. It is understood that Tottenham executives are monitoring the midfielder’s background and nature, mainly through ex-manager David Pleat, who is an advisor on transfer matters.
They are not alone in their pursuit though. They face stiff competition from Everton and Leicester City.
What Should Scott Choose?
There is a compelling case for either of the three clubs.
Tottenham are the most established club, which has a world-class manager and some top attackers from whom Scott can learn a lot.
But Leicester City and Everton can give Alex Scott more game time. Frank Lampard’s excellent record working with youngsters may be tempting to Scott. Leicester City too have a good track record with young attackers: Harvey Barnes, James Maddison, and Drewsbury-Hall have all flourished at the King Power.
Alternatively, staying at Bristol and improving his game with regular starts can also be a wise choice.
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