Jadon Sancho Overtakes Mohammed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne as Premier League’s 2nd Most Valuable Player

Published 07/26/2021, 5:04 AM EDT


Premier League giants Manchester United certainly made a statement signing in this off-season as they signed longtime target and talented English forward Jadon Sancho. The 22-year-old who has been on the Red Devils’ radar for a while now has progressed into one of the best young wingers in world football.

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With his electrifying pace and dribbling skills coupled with incredible vision, Sancho dominated the Bundesliga. Ever since his debut in the league, Sancho’s incredible talents were at display and his numbers speak for themselves.

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In the four season Sancho spent in the Black and Yellow, he had a whooping 108 goal contributions. Given his prolific display for the German giants, the 21-year-old is understandably a top prospect and promises to be an incredible addition for the Red Devils.

Jadon Sancho overtakes Salah and De Bruyne as 2nd most valuable player

The Premier League is as star-studded as any top European league gets. From superstars from all-over the world, EPL is a hub for elite talents. Some of the top players in the world like Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne who have been dominating the league for a while now.

Given how talented these superstars are, they are arguably one of the most valuable players in the world. While Salah and De Bruyne were among the three players who are valued at €100 million or more, now have fallen down the pecking order.

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United latest addition Jadon Sancho has now overtaken the two superstars as the second most valuable player in the Premier League. The 21-year-old winger only trails England captain Harry Kane who is valued at a whooping €120 million.

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Sancho’s market value speaks for itself. While players generally do not produce the output at 21-years-old, the Englishman has defied the norm. Be it his incredible playmaking or his ability to cut in, Sancho often chips in with a goal or an assist.

But the deciding factor for the winger’s success will be the position United deploy him in. Given his varied skill-set, Sancho can fit in a midfield role as well but he is at his best as a winger. Will Ole Gunnar Solskjaer be able to get the best out of the young star? Let us know in the comments section down below.

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Aditya Mohapatra

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Aditya Mohapatra is a sports enthusiast who primarily covers the NBA for EssentiallySports. Having graduated in Mass Communication, he has prior experience in writing for ABP News, and has been writing for EssentiallySports since November 2020. This die-hard Los Angeles Lakers fan feels that LeBron James is the best thing to have ever happened to the NBA, and will hold a healthy debate with anyone suggesting otherwise.

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