NAHKI WELLS has tipped QPR starlet Ebere Eze for Premier League stardom – and says he’s the most talented youngster he’s ever played with.
The 20-year-old burst on to the scene at Loftus Road last season and his performances are already attracting interest from the Premier League, most notably Tottenham.
The 20-year-old, left, is a huge fans favourite at Loftus Road[/caption]
Wells and Eze were both in outstanding form as the Rs extended their unbeaten league run to four games with a comfortable win over struggling Millwall at Loftus Road on Wednesday night.
Eze, who signed a two-year contract extension last month, notched his second goal of the season against his former side as several Premier League scouts watched on.
The ex-Fulham youngster is a huge fans favourite in W12 – and that comes as no surprise to Wells.
Wells told SunSport: “I can see why QPR fans are so excited about Ebere.
He’s the best young talent I’ve played with… he can go all the way to the very top
“He’s the best young talent I’ve played alongside, on a par with Kasey Palmer.
“I know a lot of people will probably be surprised at me saying that as he’s just only just at the start of his career – but he’s an unbelievable talent.
“I wouldn’t tell him this to his face, but there’s absolutely no doubt in my mind he can go on to become the best player in this league.
Wells, left, has been excellent since joining QPR on loan[/caption]
“He can go all the way to the very top – he’s got the right mentality.
“He’s a very humble boy – there’s absolutely no ego.
“He wants to become better. He’s not content just being one of QPR’s best players.
“He has the same mentality as me – that anything is possible.”
While some players show real promise at an early age and fall off the radar, Wells believes that won’t happen to Eze – as he has a wise head on young shoulders.
He says the role the likes of Chris Ramsey and Andy Impey have played in his development so far has been integral.
He added: “He might be quiet, but I actually think he’s a leader for the other young players at the club. “He’s only going to get better and better, the sky is the limit for him.
“He’s a pivotal part of what QPR need at this time.
“Ebere appreciates how pivotal the role the coaches have played for him to get to this stage.
“Chris Ramsey and Andy Impey are like father figures to him – they are his mentors.
“If he continues to listen and learn he’ll go very far in this game.”
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