Jadon Sancho: 10 things to know about one of the future best players in the world

One of the most famous European nuggets on the football planet, Jadon Sancho, the winger of Borussia Dortmund is one of those players born in the 21st century, of which he is already one of the most talented symbols.

Although he is now well known to his opponents, the English gem remains little known outside the field.

So here are 10 facts, anecdotes and stages to know about Jadon Sancho

1-What are jadon sancho origines ?

Jadon Malik Sancho was born on March 25, 2000 in London. He grew up in the Kennington district in the south of the city. His parents are from Trinidad and Tobago. Young Jadon was gifted from a very early age. Sancho’s idols are : Ronaldo, Zidane, Ronaldinho, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

2-Where did jadon sancho played first time ?

He started playing football on the streets of London with his best friend Reiss Nelson, currently playing for Arsenal. After honing his technique and dribbling in his neighbourhood, Jadon Sancho joined Watford at the age of twelve. He stayed there for a little over two years, until March 2015.

3-Which team do jadon sancho played first time ?

Jadon Sancho then joined the Manchester City training centre for £700,000. During those two years at the Cityzens’ training centre, he was the best player at the Academy. His performances caught the eye of Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.

4-Why did Jason Sancho left Manchester City and Pepe Guardiola ?

In spite of a long playing time and a high status among the youngsters, Sancho wants to play quickly in the first team. An opportunity not offered to him by Pep Guardiola. At least not fast enough for the twirling teenager. So he refuses the offer of a professional contract from Manchester City, which was a big disappointment for Pep Guardiola.

5-When did Jason Sancho signed for Borussia Dortmund ?

Jadon Sancho finally signs at Borussia Dortmund on the last day of the 2017 summer mercato, for less than 8 million euros. He succeeded Ousmane Dembélé and got his number 7 back, an argument that counted for the player.

Jadon Sancho: 10 things to know about one of the future best players in the world
6-How many league matches did Jason Sancho played in the 2018/2019 season with Borussia Dortmund?

The 2018/2019 season was one of consecration for Sancho: he was the only Borussia Dortmund player to play all 34 league matches. He was the Bundesliga’s best passer in this season (19 assists, the second best ratio in history behind Henrikh Mkhitaryan and his 20 assists in 2015/2016).

After this season with 43 games, 13 goals and 21 assists in all competitions, Sancho won the German Super Cup in 2019. The BvB defeated Munich’s rival thanks to a goal and an assist from his prodigy, who was voted man of the match.

7-How many goals did Jason Sancho scored in the Euro U17 in 2017 ?

Jadon Sancho scored five goals and five assists at the Euro U17 in 2017. Unfortunately, England lost in the final to Spain in a penalty shoot-out. However, he was voted best player of the tournament.

8-Did Jason Sancho take his revenge at the U17 2018?

He took his revenge a few months later at the U17 World Cup. Although he was relegated to the bench during the qualifying phases, he was still part of the team that won the title.

9-When did Jason Sancho played his first senior selection ?

He makes his first senior team selection on 4 October 2018. Gareth Southgate brought him into the game on 12 October against Croatia, in place of Raheem Sterling, as a sort of handover. He then became the first player born in 2000 to represent England. The Three Lions finished third in the first edition of the League of Nations.

10-How much does jadon Sancho cost?

Jadon Sancho is today the most expensive young player in the world: estimated at 130 million euros by Transfermarkt, the CIES evaluates him rather at 198.5 million euros! If his performances continue, the “English Neymar” could well be one of the most expensive transfers in History, not far behind (or ahead?) the Brazilian or even a certain Kylian Mbappé.

Jadon Sancho Statistics

Is Jadon Sancho a right winger?

Sancho is right-footed and whilst he has played on the left for Dortmund as well, his best football has been on the right wing.

How quick is jadon Sancho?

21.5mph
Gnabry and Nkunku have maxed out at 20.6 miles per hour this season, whereas as Sancho has clocked 21.5mph at top speed. Returning to that DFL Supercup triumph, his searing pace can be seen at full tilt.

How good is jadon Sancho?

The man of the moment, Jadon Sancho, has been tearing up the Bundesliga and Champions League this past season. … He has been proficient ever since breaking into Dortmund’s first team at the age of 17, scoring 30 goals and assisting a further 38 in 73 games in the Bundesliga

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