“He is the same as Harry Kane and Saido Berahino”
“So we can cope, we have other strikers and players who can come in. It is a very strong squad and the competition for places is really high.”
Three Lions boss Sam Allardyce was in the crowd for the game at Colchester, and the Southampton star believes he must have been impressed.
Redmond added: “Marcus has direct pace and his finishing is up there with some of the best I’ve seen for the under-21s.
“He is the same as Harry Kane and Saido Berahino. Their finishing was incredible and Marcus is the same.
“He is very quick, even though with the under-21s in training we focus on quick play – one touch, two touch – rather than just using pace.”