Romeo Beckham has a giant status to stay as much as however can’t be in comparison with well-known footballing father David, says Brentford head coach Thomas Frank.
The 20-year-old joined Premier League facet Brentford on mortgage this week and made his debut for the reserve facet in Tuesday’s London Senior Cup tie with Erith and Belvedere.
Romeo’s dad was within the Park View Street stands to look at his son, who made 20 appearances for Inter Miami II in MLS Subsequent Professional final season.
Speak of one other Beckham taking the Premier League by storm has garnered loads of consideration, however Frank needs Romeo to be judged on his personal means reasonably than anybody else’s.
“Romeo is an excellent participant, in fact he has a reputation that’s fairly worldwide, and massive,” Frank mentioned at a pre-match press convention on Friday.
“For Romeo, he’s himself. He in fact has a giant title. You’ll be able to’t evaluate [father and son].”
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Frank drew comparisons between Michael Laudrup and his son Andreas, who the Brentford boss beforehand managed.
“Perhaps Laudrup can be a good participant [like David Beckham],” Frank mentioned. “I coached his son and you will need to take him as a participant – not as a Laudrup, however as himself.
“Romeo is right here for a purpose, as a result of we predict he is an effective participant, and we’re happy he may make the mortgage deal.”
Brentford B coach Neil MacFarlane praised Romeo for his show within the midweek cup tie, and Frank has challenged the teen to do sufficient to earn a everlasting contract.
“We’re happy to see him doing nicely and happy along with his efficiency within the final recreation. When you’ve gamers, both everlasting or on mortgage, it’s for a purpose,” Frank mentioned.
“It’s both for getting the crew to carry out, or to increase the mortgage deal and make it a everlasting deal, so we simply hope that he retains progressing and makes it fascinating for us.”
Brentford’s senior facet are ninth within the Premier League and host Bournemouth on Saturday.