Huge News As Former Buccaneer Nears Ligue 1 Debut!
This evening could prove to be one of the biggest night’s of Lyle Foster’s life so far after the 18-year-old was named in Monaco’s matchday squad for the very first time.
Foster has been impressing for Monaco II since completing his move from Orlando Pirates earlier this year, and now the club’s head coach, Leonardo Jardim, has rewarded him with his first call-up to the senior team.
The South African youth international has spent time training with Monaco’s first team, so the environment is not new to him, however the chance to make his Ligue 1 debut despite having only been at the club for a few months will be big news to the teenager.
After find the back of the net on three occasions already since leaving South African shores, Foster will be eager to try and make an impression in the French top-flight as his side battle to break away from the relegation zone and secure their status for the 2019/20 campaign.
It remains to be seen whether the South African will get his chance to debut against Lille later this evening after being brought into the squad alongside numerous internationals, though clearly Jardim sees something in his potential given Monaco’s current precarious situation.