Jadon Sancho Heaps Praise On Footballing Mentor Raheem Sterling

Jadon Sancho who has a lot of admiration for England forward, Raheem Sterling has stopped at nothing to show his delight at being taken under the wings of Sterling.

Sancho made his first competitive start for the England National Team on Friday where the three lions made a commanding 5-0 win over Czech Republic.

Sterling, 24, and Sancho have been acquainted with each other from the latter’s days at the Etihad. The youngster said that Sterling has acted as a senior figure to himself and Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi.

In his words: “He is a great player, he is showing all the youngster what it is about”,

“”I am sure that he is going to go far in his career and I am just happy I am sharing a pitch with him.

“He’s cool, he speaks to me and Callum about what to do and what not to do and he gives us advice.

“It’s very good, especially as he is from London as well he knows the background I’ve come from.

“He has been helping me a lot, but it’s not just him, everyone has made me and Callum comfortable and made us feel welcome.” ”

Jadon Sancho must have enjoyed himself on the pitch of play in the second half when he was joined by his fellow U-17 World Cup winner, Callum Hudson-Odoi, who was making his senior debut.

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The pair have been good friends for some time and the Dortmund winger who was reveling in the moment shared with the Chelsea starlet has this to say about his rush of emotions.

“It’s an amazing feeling playing with him, I have always played with him through the youth, so it is nice to have a close friend with me.

“I am sure he will be proud of making his debut at Wembley, his family will be proud of him and I am just happy that everyone is doing well.

“It just shows that if you give youngsters a chance, they have got something to prove and Callum is doing that at Chelsea and that is why he is in the squad because the coach believes in him.”

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