Jude Bellingham would walk into most Premier League teams because he’s a Rolls Royce footballer.
But the top six missed a trick by letting him go to Germany and they must be kicking themselves now.
Bellingham would walk into the Manchester City, Liverpool or Manchester United teams. He would rip it up at Arsenal or Tottenham.
But he should stay at Borussia Dortmund because they believe in him and he is playing every week. He’s in a good place.
I was blown away watching him against City. He knew everywhere to go. His game management was phenomenal.
It was like seeing an old head on young shoulders because to do what he’s doing at 17 is extraordinary really.
Jude Bellingham would walk into most Premier League teams – but he should not leave Borussia Dortmund
He was everywhere. He scored. He cleared one off the line. And his engine is incredible. But he wasn’t charging around like a headless chicken.
His closing down was controlled, composed. You never saw him dive in and you never saw anybody skip past him.
Usually you don’t see those things in a player until they’re in their late twenties and they’ve had 500-odd games of experience.
The Englishman put in some stunning displays in the Champions League quarter-finals against Man City
When you play someone that young in a big game like that they usually need an older head next to them to keep them in line.
But it was like it was the other way around because he was constantly demanding the ball and shouting at people to get in position.
I didn’t realise he was that good to be honest.
There must be teams in England who are gutted they didn’t go for him. But they will have looked at him and thought: ‘He’s too young to play for us.’
And the midfielder’s all-round game would see him walk into Man City, Liverpool or Man Utd
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