This hot Middlesbrough prospect has been backed to be a big success
Promising Middlesbrough striker Stephen Walker has been tipped for a bright future by Boro teammate Britt Assombalonga.
The 18-year-old has been on the bench the last four league games and Assombalonga is impressed by what he sees on the training pitch on a daily basis.
"He's a good player, I like him," said Assombalonga.
"He's a really good player. He's got a long way to go but he's one for the future
"I like the way he glides with the ball, little shimmies, he's good technically and he's a good lad as well.
"If he's trying to do stuff I'll try to speak to him. With the young kids, you try to keep their confidence up.
"We've got a young squad, it's nice to have that bit of experience and share it with others and push others in the right direction."