The former Dortmund midfielder believes the English star has enough quality to develop himself into an elite player.
was a crucial player forBorussia Dortmund
in their last campaign, but he has struggled to regain his best form this season. Being heavily linked with a move toManchester United
, the English midfielder was criticized for his performances in the first half of the season. However, he has managed to hit better form recently as Dortmund are struggling to secure a Champions League spot for the next season. Ahead of Dortmund’s crucial match againstRB Leipzig
has spoken about Sancho’s current form.
“He’s a player you would pay to watch,”
“You watch him in these 1v3 situations, and he comes out with the ball! He’s a joy.
“He’s the same as Neymar and [Kylian] Mbappe. These kind of players make the fans pay for the tickets, make the kids want to have them on their shirt.
“He came to Dortmund at 17, and it was crazy to see his ability. It was a brave decision from him, but Jadon and his family thought that it was the best thing for him to leave his comfort zone, and it worked for him.”
Sancho’s future at Dortmund is uncertain. The club’s sporting director
has recently confirmed the 21-year-old has a gentlemen's agreement with Dortmund that would allow him to secure an exit under certain criteria.
“He hasn’t had the most spectacular season, maybe, but his numbers are still there. It is normal at this age to have ups and downs. He had a crazy year last year, and people naturally will always want to see that level, but he is back now.
“I watched a few minutes of the last match, and he is back!”
Sancho has featured in 23 Bundesliga matches for Dortmund in their current campaign, scoring 6 goals and providing 11 assists in his appearances for the German club.