Can't really disagree with you, bud. I wasn't saying he made some kind of world class display or anything like that. His ball-watching was nowhere near as prevalent it was in previous outings though so it looked like a massive improvement for me. His touches on the ball were good overall (like you said) and I think he showed enough to deserve game time (previously he didn't, imo). The improvements are ancouraging and hopefully he can improve on areas where he's lacking with more game time and confidence.I thought his positioning was bad.
He looks like he has ability. He had a long stride and he made some good tackles to nick the ball where a shorter player couldn't. He looks calm and composed on the ball. I think he definitely has a career in front of him. But he ball-watches like mad. Watch him on the goal. Bad positioning, although this is completely normal for very young players (see Bastoni who is 3 years older and still dodgy at times).