Todd Cantwell is an exciting young attacking midfielder, who currently plays for Norwich City in the English Premier League. Want to know about Todd Cantwell, his style of play, strengths, and weaknesses? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered here:
Todd Cantwell was born in Dereham, 15 miles west from the city of Norwich on 27th of February, 1998. Having dreamt of being a professional footballer at a very small age, he started his footballing journey with the youth team if Dereham at the age of six. He is born to English parents and has represented England across different age groups.
Cantwell plays as an attacking midfielder. However, he is also comfortable playing the left-midfield role. He has got quick feet and prefers to exchange passes with the midfielders before getting into dangerous positions. His quick feet also makes him a prime candidate to be fouled on numerous occasions
Todd Cantwell is a versatile midfielder who is capable of operating in more than one position. His short and long passing is excellent and can be regarded as his biggest assets, Although he prefers to play short passes in the build-up play, he is also equally capable of playing line-breaking passes to find the forwards in their stride. While he sits at 5’8”, his physique and strengths are one of the main strengths of his game. Similarly, he can receive the ball with his back to the goal and is capable of holding on to the ball without being easily dispossessed. Although the creative side of his game is quite good for a young midfielder, his finishing is still a tad disappointing, similarly, he also needs to improve his crossing as he regularly wastes opportunities in the wide areas.
Cantwell joined the Dereham youth team at the age of six and went on to win the local tournaments for the following two years, At the age of 10, he was courted by Norwich City where he played for their academy sides. He was called up for the England U17s in July 2014. Cantwell joined the Dutch side Fortuna Sittard on loan in January 2018 and made a total of 10 appearances for them scoring two goals. Todd Cantwell made a total of 26 appearances for Norwich city in the championship after returning from loan for the 2018/19 season and put in some inspiring performances en route to guiding Norwich to the Premier League.