In the 2021-22 season, he experienced one game in the Premier League and was promoted to the first team the following season.
Midway through the season, he began to be used in the starting lineup as well, and his impressive performance in the domestic league with six goals and two assists in 19 games made Evan Ferguson one of the most promising young forwards.
Although he is only 18 years old, he has also scored two goals in six games for the Irish national team. He is a big man who can be easily beaten physically, but he also has excellent technique with his feet and can make the most of his surroundings. He is now the subject of interest from a number of big clubs.
In October 2020, the 16-year-old striker, then a member of Bohemians, was ready to take the next step up the ladder.
He said he could have chosen between Liverpool and Brighton as options, but decided against playing at Anfield because of the fierce competition and the great difficulty in gaining promotion to the first team.
“I went to Liverpool a few times,”
“It’s a good club, but you see so many boys at Liverpool just fading away and there’s no chance to get in the first team. I was thinking, ‘Do I just want to play two years of Under-18s and then go to the U23s and go from there to where?’”The Athletic
He has yet to become one of the Premier League’s leading center forwards, but at 18 years old, his potential for growth is limitless.
If he continues to gain experience as both a starter and a midfielder this season, he could become an absolute regular next season.
Brighton has a reputation for nurturing its young players, and it is expected that he will develop further through friendly competition with the other youngsters.
And when they start to mature, we would like to see them playing at Anfield…