‘Sancho And Guehi Signings Highlight Academy Quality’
Four years in the wake of confronting each other in youth football and winning the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup together, Jadon Sancho and Marc Guehi are set to meet again in the 2021/22 Premier League in the wake of encountering diverse excursions to England’s first class.
Sancho has joined Manchester United, while Guehi has finished paperwork for Crystal Palace, and the pair could clash on 4 December when Man Utd have the Eagles at Old Trafford.조개모아
The Premier League’s Head of Youth Neil Saunders: “It’s extraordinary to see a particularly astonishing pair of youthful local parts in the Premier League. Their separate exchanges further feature the nature of players being created through club Academies.”
Sancho confronted Guehi for Manchester City against Chelsea in the 2016/17 FA Youth Cup last, while the pair were colleagues as a feature of England Under-17s’ victory in India that equivalent season.
Guehi remained at Chelsea’s Academy, picking to go out borrowed and play in the Championship, while Sancho left Man City for Borussia Dortmund.
“The excursions the two players have taken to the Premier League show there is nobody pathway that all players follow, with Marc advancing through Chelsea’s Academy in a similar age bunch as Mason Mount and Reece James prior to transforming the EFL with Swansea,” says Saunders.
“Jadon advanced through Watford and Man City’s Academies and has proceeded to be an enormous star for Dortmund in the Bundesliga, just as transforming the worldwide stage and adding to the extraordinary presentation by England at UEFA Euro 2020.
“They are the most recent from that harvest of invigorating abilities to make it to the Premier League, with Phil Foden, Emile Smith Rowe and Callum Hudson-Odoi only three of that crew who the pair will go up against in the 2021/22 first class.”
A sum of seven players from England’s victorious Under-17 crew have included in the Premier League and piled up in excess of 250 first class appearances between them, with Angel Gomes, Morgan Gibbs-White, Rhian Brewster and Conor Gallagher finishing the rundown.