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West Ham fans blown away by Harrison Ashby after superb display for under-23s

West Ham fans took to Twitter last night to praise Harrison Ashby after his performance for the under-23s against Brighton.

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The Hammers have an incredibly exciting group of players coming through the youth ranks at the London Stadium.

We kicked off our campaign with a superb 6-1 win against Arsenal last week.

Unfortunately the young West Ham boys couldn’t reproduce that form last night, however.


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Brighton won the game 4-2. There were still plenty of positives to take away from the match, however.

David Moyes must be incredibly excited about the talent coming through at the London Stadium. And Ashby is certainly one of the very best of the bunch.

West Ham fans rave about Harrison Ashby

The 19-year-old right-back certainly seems to have something special about him.

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The Scotland under-21 international incapsulates everything about what being a modern day full-back should be.

Ashby is incredibly energetic and possesses pace in abundance.

He is a strong tackler, has a fine positional sense and reads the game well.

The young Scot is really good going forward as well. He has become renowned for making lung-busting runs up and down the right-hand flank.

He was superb against Brighton last night.

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And some West Ham fans took to Twitter to praise the teenager…

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