Manchester United winger Jadon Sancho is finally recreating the game-changing impact he regularly makes for Borussia Dortmund after a challenging start at Old Trafford
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Sancho, 21, scored just twice in his first five months with the Reds after Complete the £73m summer transfer from Borussia Dortmund.
Sancho is finally recreating the game-changing impact he regularly makes for Dortmund – and he is doing so in the absence of other strikers.
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The former England defender told him Vibration with FIVE podcasts : “For someone like Sancho who’s been looking for a bit of form and consistency, the reality is that Mason Greenwood is gone and (Anthony) Martial is no more… There’s no big threat there’ me ‘I probably won’t play next week’ or ‘he (Rangnick’s) gets a chance to play with someone else’.
“He (Sancho) could have been told behind the scenes, I would argue he could have been told, ‘you’re going to play now, you’re going to start every game, make your own shirts. for myself’.
“The confidence boost and going from looking over his shoulder to, ‘no, I’m here to play’, is a big difference. I think that’s why we’re seeing what we’re seeing. am seeing from Sancho right now.”
Sancho received particular praise from Rangnick following the 4-2 win at Elland Road, but the interim manager is keen to emphasize that there is still plenty of room for improvement from the former. City of Manchester academy star.
“Jadon is in good form, not only in the first half but in the second he had his good moments,” Rangnick said. BT Sport .
“With Jadon’s performance in the last few games, I’m very pleased. This is the Jadon we know from the German Bundesliga.
“There’s still a lot of room for improvement in him, but the way he’s playing now, it’s probably the best Jadon Sancho Manchester United have seen so far.”
Sancho’s impressive form means he has a strong case to keep his place against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night Champions League 16 first leg matches at Wanda Metropolitano.
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