Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jadon 'Could Be England's Version of Neymar'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jadon 'Could Be England's Version of Neymar'

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CITY might have sold England's version of Neymar, if one of Jadon Sancho's former coaches is to be believed.

The 18-year-old left the Blues to join Borussia Dortmund in an £8m transfer last year.

Sancho was deemed one of the Blues' hottest young talents but was unconvinced of his firstteam prospects at the Etihad and refused to sign a professional contract before leaving for Germany.

That move paid off as the teenager has played 15 times for Die Borussen, notching six assists and scoring once.

Dan Micciche coached Sancho at Under-15 and Under-16 levels for England and has likened him to the world's most expensive player, Neymar.

"Provided he doesn't become restricted he could be our (England's) Neymar-type player - in terms of being unpredictable, playing on that left-hand side," Micciche said. …

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