Tottenham youngster Luongo receives praise form Ipswich boss

Tottenham teenager Massimo Luongo was the subject of high praise from Ipswich Town manager Paul Jewell this week.

Tottenham teenager Massimo Luongo was the subject of high praise from Ipswich Town manager Paul Jewell this week.

The 19-year old Australian midfielder has signed a season-long loan with the Tractor Boys and produced an impressive performance in his first pre-season match – a 2-0 win over Cambridge United.

Jewell was thrilled with the showing of Australian U20 international Luongo who played an important role as a defensive midfielder.

“I was particularly pleased with young Massimo, who I thought was outstanding,” said the Ipswich boss.

“He trained with us for the first time yesterday but has settled in and although I know it’s only a preseason friendly I thought he showed great confidence for a 19-year old.

“He looks a great footballer. There is that touch of quality about him.”

 

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