Jadon Sancho is worth an 'eye-watering' fee says Jamie Carragher
The England international looks set to leave Borussia Dortmund at the end of the season with a host of top European clubs queueing up for his services.
Manchester United and Chelsea appear to be leading the race with Liverpool and their boss Jurgen Klopp known to also be admirers.
Carragher believes bringing Sancho back to English football is a “no-brainer” for anyone who manages to do it.
“Sancho is one of the best young players at the moment in world football, especially when you look at his actual stats for Borussia Dortmund,” he told the Sky Sports Football Weekend Preview Podcast.
“He’s an English player who I think will be desperate to come back, so I think he’ll be the hottest thing everyone in the Premier League will be looking to bring in.
“Will he be a hit? I think so. It’s a no-brainer, look at how well he has played in a top league with a top club under pressure. He’s playing week in, week out, his numbers are fantastic and his age is just perfect.”
Carragher sees plenty of parallels between Sancho and Raheem Sterling, who left Liverpool for Manchester City back in 2015 before taking his game to a new level at the Etihad..
“I think he’ll have his pick of top clubs in the Premier League, and though the fee may look eye-watering, I think it’ll be one of them that over time will look cheap,” he added. “You’re going to get a good player for 10 years there if you keep him at your club.
“If you think about the development of Raheem Sterling at Manchester City, it feels like something similar could happen. It feels like he could be the next Raheem Sterling in terms of goals and assists numbers.”
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