Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce set to promote exciting wonderkid

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Newcastle United could reportedly be set to hand more playing time to exciting young midfielder Elliot Anderson between now and the end of the season.

The 18-year-old has long been considered a huge prospect after rising through Newcastle’s academy, and he’s already seen some playing time in the Premier League.

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It could now be that Anderson is now set to feature more regularly as Steve Bruce looks ready to take a gamble on the teenager, according to The Athletic.

Magpies fans would surely love to see more homegrown players in Bruce’s first-team, and Anderson looks good enough to make an impact.

Newcastle may now be in a position where they can rotate their side a little more, with their fine recent form moving them further away from the relegation zone.

It might be time to start preparing for next season, and a talent like Anderson could have a big role to play.

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