Liverpool would have been a better destination for Jadon Sancho than Manchester United, says former Leeds defender Jonathan Woodgate.
I really wanted Sancho to move to Anfield before he secured a move to Old Trafford and I’ll admit to being happy that he hasn’t done very well since his move to the Premier League.
“Things haven’t gone exactly according to plan for Sancho since he signed for Man United this summer,” he told Ladbrokes. “I put it down to the style of play; it doesn’t suit him.
“If United replicated Dortmund’s approach then it would be a different ball game altogether, but Man United don’t play that way; they don’t play the sort of football Sancho is used to.
“Jadon Sancho is an extraordinary talent; if you play to his strengths, then he’ll come good. There’s no doubt in my mind that he’ll come good again. Put him in the Liverpool team, and he’d be a completely different player, I’m sure.”
There’s no doubt in my mind that Sancho would have been better suited to Liverpool and not just that but I think it’s fairly obvious that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is out of his depth.
Liverpool need an attacker this January and while it’s pretty obvious that it’s not going to be Sancho, the Reds can sign a player fairly similar to him in Karim Adeyemi if they can beat off interest from the Bundesliga and La Liga.