Kouyate hails Super Eagles prospect

Sports: Kouyate praises Super Eagles prospect

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:22 am

Senegalese megastar Cheikhou Kouyate has described Super Eagles prospect Eberechi Eze as ‘special’ following his first begin in the premier league for the duration of Crystal Palace 2-1 defeat against Everton at the weekend.

The 22-year-old, who joined the Eagles for a fee of round £20m had beforehand performed as a alternative in the wins over Manchester United and Southampton but his top notch display against the Toffees has earned him reward from his club teammate.

“This youngster [Eze] is so special,” Kouyate instructed the club’s reputable website. “Now we want to give him a little bit of time.

“The Premier League is going to experience him because he has a top mentality, he performs properly and we are comfortable to have this boy here.”

The Eagles misplaced their first recreation of the season at Selhurst Park in opposition to Everton but manager Roy Hodgson named Eze as one of the great performers.