[People Profile] All We Know About Marcus Edwards, biography, Career, Family, Networth

[People Profile] All We Know About Marcus Edwards, biography, Career, Family, Networth

Marcus Edwards born 3 December 1998 is an English professional footballer who is a midfielder attacking or a winger for Primeira Liga club Sporting CP.

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Club life

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Profiling Marcus Edwards

A Quick Glance At Marcus Edwards
Full NamesMarcus Edwards
Place of birthEnfield, England
Date Of Birth3 December 1998
State of OriginEnfield, England
position Winger, attacking midfielder
Current teamSporting CP
careerNumber 10
Youth career
2006–2015 Tottenham Hotspur
Senior career*
Years Team
2015–2019 Tottenham Hotspur
2018 → Norwich City (loan)
2018–2019 → Excelsior (loan)
2019–2022 Vitória de Guimarães
2022– Sporting CP
National team‡
2013–2014 England U16
2014–2015 England U17
2015–2016 England U18
2016–2017 England U19
2017–2018 England U20
Salary €13.500., per week
Net Worth$1.5 Million

Edwards began his academy career within Tottenham Hotspur at the age of eight, and moved up the ranks. The 2nd of August, 2016 the player made his debut professional signing for Tottenham after a lengthy time of negotiations amid competition from other clubs.

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Edwards became part of his place in Tottenham First Team in June of this year, for the preseason tour. He put in impressive performances in their preseason games. He was assigned a squad number of 48 prior to this season. On the 20th of September, 2016, Mauricio Pochettino compared Edwards to a younger Lionel Messi due to his low centre of gravity as well as his ability to beat men. The following day, Edwards made his professional Tottenham debut at the EFL Cup against Gillingham, appearing as a substitute during fifteen minutes in the last 15 minutes, where Edwards was able to force the hand of Gills goalkeeper Stuart Nelson. However, he hurt his ankle in October of 2016 that required surgery and was unable to play for a lengthy time to recover after the accident.

On July 29, 2017, Edwards signed a new contract with Tottenham which will keep him in the club until the end of 2020. As part of the UEFA Youth League, Edwards scored two goals in a 4-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund on the 13th of September 2017. He then made five appearances, scoring two goals during his group phase.

Loan spells

In January of 2018, Edwards moved on loan to Championship club Norwich City for the remainder of the 2017-18 season. The player got debut for the club on Norwich City debut on 30 March 2018, making his debut as a substitute in the final minutes in place of Mario Vrancic, in a 2 – 0 loss to Fulham. It was Edwards only game for Norwich City as he was sent back to Tottenham on the 10th of April due to “personal reasons”.

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In August of 2018 the player joined Dutch club Excelsior for an extended loan for the season. Two goals were scored in his 25 games for the club, and had four assists. However, even though the goal was scored in the play-offs to avoid relegation, Excelsior was relegated. Edwards was top of in the Eredivisie table at the close of the season with the number of dribbles per game with 3.3 which was higher than the PSV’s Steven Bergwijn 3.2.

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Vitoria de Guimaraes

On September 2, 2019 Portuguese Primeira Liga club Vitoria S.C. signed Edwards on a 4-year contract. Vitoria S.C. will only receive 50% of future transfer costs. The first time he scored a goal was on October 24, in the UEFA Europa League group stage in the first game of a 3-2 defeat against his former club’s arch rivals, Arsenal.

7 January 2021 was the day that Edwards received his contract renewal to 2024, with the release clause of fifty million euro.

Sporting CP

Edwards was signed by Sporting Clube de Portugal in January 2022. The reported cost of EUR7.67 million, with an additional EUR500,000 in case certain goals are achieved. The first match he played for the club was to B SAD in the Primeira Liga in which Sporting beat 4-1. Edwards made his debut goal with the club against his former club Vitoria de Guimaraes in the league in the 90th minute of the game.

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International career

Edwards is capable of playing with England as well as Cyprus by virtue of his mom.

In November 2013 Edwards was able to make the England U16 debut. the player played for 80 minutes in a 1-0 loss to Northern Ireland U16. Edwards went on to make six appearances and score at least once for the U16 side.

As a member of the England under-17 team, Edwards scored three times during 2014 and scored a brace during his debut in the 5-1 victory over Iceland U17. Edwards was chosen for the team representing England under-17 in the 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship. The tournament saw him was able to make five appearances. He made two strikes in the matches against Italy U17, and Republic of Ireland U17. Edwards was later selected for the team for the tournament. Edwards also played in the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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In September of 2015, Edwards was called up to the England U18 team, making his debut with the side during a 2-0 win against Netherlands U18. During the game, Edwards was instrumental in setting up for one goal. Edwards also went on to score two goals twice with Austria U18 as well as Republic of Ireland U18 in March 2016. Edwards made five appearances, scoring four times in England U18.

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In October, Edwards was called up to the England under-19 squad. He made his first appearance in the win of 3-1 against Croatia U19, before scoring in the follow-up game with the score 2-1 against Bulgaria U19. Edwards was selected in the England under-19 team during the 2017 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. In the semi-finals Edwards was substituted from the bench to provide an assist to Lukas Nmecha, who scored the sole goal of the match with the Czech Republic. Edwards was also substituted in the second half of the win over Portugal at the end of the game.

Following the conclusion of the tournament Edwards was selected to the England U20 team in August 2017. He scored on his debut for England U20 with a 3-0 victory against the Netherlands U20.

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