Another young English footballer could be about to leave the Premier League

first_img ALTERED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Edwards has been compared to Lionel Messi by Mauricio Pochettino Latest Tottenham Hotspur News REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Edwards, 19, has been compared to Lionel Messi by Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino and the north London club tied him down to a long-term professional deal which still has two years left to run.However, despite shining for England at youth level and being in the European under-19 Championship winning side last year, Edwards has struggled for first-team opportunities at his club.And according to SunSport, Leverkusen have made contact with Spurs to begin talks for him.The German club are acting because they fear they might lose in-demand wingers Leon Bailey and Julian Brandt before the summer transfer window closes. smart causal 2 2 Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener gameday possible standings Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes Edwards has thus been highlighted as the ideal candidate to replace them if they end up leaving.Chelsea are reportedly interested in signing Bailey, while Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is an admirer of Brandt.Should Edwards leave he would become the latest young English talent to leave the Premier League in order to get regular first-team football.He could also be the second player from Spurs’ academy to leave this summer after Reo Griffiths opted to join Lyon. Tottenham youngster Marcus Edwards is being targeted by Bayer Leverkusen.The Bundesliga side want to capture the highly-rated teenager on a permanent basis as they believe Edwards could make an impact similar to that of Jadon Sancho’s at Borussia Dortmund. Brandt and Bailey have been linked with moves to the Premier League REVEALED no dice Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures gameday cracker Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Sancho turned his back on Manchester City last season and has gradually established himself as a regular in the Dortmund fold.Meanwhile, Everton forward Ademola Lookman could return to RB Leipzig permanently following a successful loan spell last season.last_img read more