Townsend was outstanding in Friday's win over Montenegro.
"Andros went out on loan nine times to nine different clubs," said Taylor.
"He was at Watford and the performances I saw there were completely different from the performance I saw the other day, when he was first class in his directness.
"People will be aware of that.
"It will be very interesting to see whether the opponents already recognise this player can be a threat and try to stop him.
"We will see how he handles that situation."
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