Despite his youthful appearance, the midfielder is more than capable of holding his own against older opposition.
The creative midfielder is a very neat and tidy performer in the centre of the park and has the guile to carve out opportunities.
A late developer in terms of physicality, he is said to be in the mould of somebody like Tom Cleverley at a similar age. Patience will be preached by the Academy staff as he's a ball-winner who can get box-to-box and is capable of finishing any chances he gets on the end of.
By impressing when initially coming off the bench, he showed his potential in the Barclays Under-18 Premier League in four substitute outings and one start as he strives to make an impact for Paul McGuinness' side in 2014/2015.