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[OPINION] Sancho Is Going To End Up Like Aubameyang If He Keeps On Failing To Perform

Since joining Manchester United from Borussia Dortmund in the summer transfer window, it's safe to say things haven't gone precisely as planned for Jadon Sancho. After a year of being scared off by his initial price tag, the England international ultimately arrived at Old Trafford for £73 million. Despite this, his return to Manchester has not made the transfer cost appear like a bargain.

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Sancho, 21, has yet to provide a direct goal in 11 games this season and was an unused substitute in the Premier League's weekend triumph against Tottenham Hotspur. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has taken steps to lighten the strain on his summer signing on multiple occasions, and he has also gone on record to minimize the fixation with assists, despite the fact that Sancho's effect has been muted thus far.

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While goals and assists may not be a fair indication of his early troubles in the Premier League, the CIES Football Observatory's dribbling statistics illustrate his lack of confidence in his performance at the moment. Sancho was placed sixth in their top 50 'best dribblers' in Europe two years ago, behind Lionel Messi, Eden Hazard, and Ousmane Dembele. Sancho averaged a dribble every 24.1 minutes of play last season, but he does not even rank well enough this season to register on their statistical statistics.

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Only players who have tried at least 40 dribbles in the current season are included to the database, with Mason Greenwood being the only United player presently on the list. It's without a doubt that Ole is the type of player to bench a player whom he sees as ineffective. But is Ole the one to be blamed? He has literally given Jadon Sancho many chances but he still fails to deliver what is expected from him. He is turning out to be like Aubameyang, who was fantastic at Dortmund but soon became a disaster after playing in the EPL.

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