Evan Ferguson has been playing out of his skin ever since he broke into the Brighton squad.
Before the season started, the 18-year-old was a bit of an unknown quantity, at least with regular Irish fans.
But after his last eight performances under Roberto De Zerbi, you won’t be forgetting his name anytime soon. Ferguson has scored three goals and grabbed two assists in his last four Premier League games and has shown an all-around quality to his performances.
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He popped up again to score a tremendous header against Leicester City after coming off the bench.
Irish fans are not the only ones noticing this as viewers from around the world and the Soccer Saturday panel are heaping praise onto the young man.
This is brillantl!😂👏🏼
Evan Ferguson making big big noise everywhere🇮🇪pic.twitter.com/Gd2jViBCx3
— Rep of Ireland Player Tracker (@reptracker) January 21, 2023
Evan Ferguson (18) is finding some form under De Zerbi:
⚽️ vs Arsenal
⚽️🅰️ vs Everton
🅰️ vs Liverpool
⚽️ vs Leicester pic.twitter.com/xGSSWlbjAg
— EuroFoot (@eurofootcom) January 21, 2023
40 – Evan Ferguson has scored three goals and made two assists in his five Premier League appearances this season, with his minutes per goal involvement ratio (40) the best of any player to have played 90+ minutes in the competition this term. Unfazed. pic.twitter.com/tSwpcg3X5E
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) January 21, 2023
Ferguson only turned 18 in October and is already one of the best strikers in the league. Stephen Kenny will be rubbing his hands together looking at his recent performances.