Middlesbrough today revealed that exciting youngster Marcus Tavernier has committed his future to the Teesside club by penning a new deal.
It keeps him at the club for the next three-and-a-half years and many fans will feel it is fully deserved after a remarkable rise for the 18-year old.
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Tavernier featured this season in the Carabao Cup and clearly impressed Garry Monk. It saw him earn a spot with the first-team not long after and he notched his first senior goal last month as Boro beat local rivals Sunderland 1-0.
Even though he has been left out of the squad for matches in recent weeks, he has still delighted those involved with the team due to his performances this season.
And, the youngster took to twitter this afternoon to share a positive message to the fans after landing his new deal.
— Marcus Tavernier (@Tavernier60) December 15, 2017
Boro travel to Millwall tomorrow as they look to close the gap on the top six. Despite their big spending in the summer, Garry Monk’s men are five points away from the play-offs.
Marcus Tavernier is clearly buzzing with his new deal and he should be. The teenager has thoroughly deserved it for the performances he has made.
Boro spent a significant amount in the summer, yet he has proven to the manager that he deserves to play at times which shows his quality.
He will have to be patient this year and he needs to carry on doing what he has done as it’s serving him well so far in his short career.
Thoughts, Boro fans? How good can Tavernier be? Let us know in the comments below.
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