20 Premier League players to watch - No 16 Magaye Gueye

23 July 2010 03:56

Football.co.uk's rundown of the 20 Premier League players to watch this season continues, with Everton's young Frenchman Magaye Gueye the next player on our list.

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Name: Magaye Gueye

Age: 19

Club: Everton

Born in Nogent-sur-Marne, France in 1990, Gueye started his football career at an early age, joining local side US Lognes when he was just eight-years-old.

After four years he was spotted by professional club RC Strasbourg, going on to join their youth academy in 2002.

The pacey attacker, who can play up-front and out wide, worked his way through Strasbourg's youth ranks, making his first-team debut in Novemeber 2008.

He signed his first professional contract in October 2009, going on to score nine goals in 27 games before signing a five-year deal with Everton at the start of July.

On the international stage Gueye chose to represent France despite both his parents being born in Senegal. After appearing for the under-16 side in 2005, he has played won caps at under-19, under-20 and under-21 level.

With electrifying speed and an ability to take on and beat opponents, Gueye could prove to be another David Moyes bargain buy at just £1 million.

Source: DSG