Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Academy graduate Morgan Gibbs-White has long been incredibly highly rated by those at the club and those in the fanbase who have seen him in action previously.
The 18-year-old now has eight starting appearances to his name, with a further 26 from the substitutes bench, but Wednesday evening marked his maiden Premier League debut, and he helped himself to an assist on the night.
— Morgan Gibbs-White (@Morgangibbs27) December 5, 2018
Fans and pundits have been rightly raving about him since the fulltime whistle went and he certainly came in for some love on social media.
What a player he is and how good is MGW gonna be? #AmazingTalent
— Dave Foster (@daveandwolves) December 5, 2018
Best player we’ve produced from our setup for a generation.
— Singhwhenyourewinning (@pedalsingh) December 5, 2018
How did that standing ovation from every Wolves fan in the crowd feel? Absolutely awesome tonight!
— OJ Wolf (@CryptoWolf17) December 5, 2018
You have a very, very bright future In front of you Morgan. Didn’t look out of place at all. Keep it up. #HesOneOfOurOwn
— Dan Southall (@WolfInDerby) December 6, 2018
The comments aren’t a surprise really (there were plenty more), and for many, neither was his performance but I can guarantee a few