‘Legend’: Richarlison impresses at Tottenham’s 24-year-old against Brentford

Brentford FC v Tottenham Hotspur – Premier League
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Richarlison called Emerson Royal a “legend” on Instagram after his brilliant performance in Tottenham Hotspur’s 2-2 draw with Brentford on Sunday.

The 24-year-old’s life at Tottenham began with the player struggling in both attack and defense and struggling to secure a starting spot.

But in the last 18 months, Emerson Royal has made tremendous progress, as he proved with his impressive long-range strike in his side’s Premier League opener on Sunday.

Although Pedro Porro was playable, Ange Postecoglou opted to start with Emerson, perhaps a sign he will be his starting right-back going forward.

It was also interesting that Emerson moved into midfield during the game, which was a change in Postecoglou’s tactics – Glenn Hoddle wasn’t so sure.

After the game, Emerson expressed his delight Instagram, with his teammates reacting in the comments section. Richarlison called him a “legend” while Cristian Romero added “suiiii” and others applauded the player.

Emerson Royal is now a key player for Tottenham

It wasn’t all that long ago that he was in the limelight for his performances and fans were clamoring for his replacement.

A number of right-backs have been signed as a result, including Porro, who joined the club in January, but they are all behind him in the pecking order now.

It is a testament to the player, his hard work and how he has always strived to prove his critics wrong and show that he is worthy of playing at the highest level.

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Emma Bowman

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