Fans of Tottenham Hotspur have been reacting to a post on Twitter, in which Alasdair Gold shared footage of young Spurs striker, Dane Scarlett.
In the footage, all eight goals from the club’s FA Youth Cup tie against Newport County can be seen, a fixture in which, somewhat remarkably, despite winning 6-2, Tottenham trailed 2-0 in the first half. However, five goals from Scarlett eventually saw the U18 side comfortably qualify for the next round.
After sharing the footage on Twitter, Gold then commented that Scarlett’s hat-trick-sealing finish, an improved Cruyff turn-style flick, was a ‘thing of beauty’.
In reaction, fans of Spurs flocked to have their say on the matter, with many heaping praise on Scarlett for his performance in the cup win, as well as commenting on the potential the striker appears to possess.
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So, what exactly did these Tottenham Hotspur fans have to say in reaction to the footage of Dane Scarlett?
“His penalty was Kane-esque as well – stunning performance”
“My fave was the last @DScarlett09 goal…that touch!”
“He’s doing all the right things. Looks a real talent”
“This kid is insane”
“This kid has world-class written all over him”
All in all, it would appear that the vast majority of these Tottenham fans are incredibly excited about the future of Scarlett, with some comparing the 16-year-old to Harry Kane, while others simply praised the centre-forward’s finishing in the fixture.