How good has Tavernier been this season?
In short, very good. A surprise break through star in Garry Monk’s Boro team, the 18-year-old has surprised many with his confident performances and dazzling ability.
The teenager has featured six times for Middlesbrough this season, scoring winning goals against Sunderland and Bournemouth in the Championship and League Cup respectively.
Tavernier’s form has also earned him a place in the England under-19 squad, where he has made standout performances in recent games against Iceland, Bulgaria and the Faroe Islands.