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Merson believes Arsenal should sign Sancho

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Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho might be the perfect player to play for the Gunners, according to former England international Paul Merson.

Paul Merson believes Arsenal should sign English wonderkid Jadon Sancho.

But they will face heavy competition by Manchester United and Manchester City.

“You have to respect what he did going to Germany for game time. It’s a hard league, a new culture, and he’s been ripping it up,” he told Goal.

“A lot of players just stick around picking up their wages whether they’re playing or not. But he wanted to play and he’s reaping the reward.”

“When you leave a Premier League club to go abroad you’re in danger of going out of sight out of mind but he’s done so well he thoroughly deserves to be in the England team,” he added.

“I like his confidence. He beats players, and he knows the game. He has composure as well as pace. He doesn’t make bad choices when he gets into dangerous positions.”

“I think we’ll see him back in the Premier League sooner rather than later. I doubt he’ll be available in January but next summer there will be a queue of clubs lining up,” he commented.

“Manchester United seem to like him, and Arsenal certainly should. But Manchester City might even be tempted to bring him back.”

Merson concluded: “If Leroy Sane ends up leaving they will need someone young, quick and talented to replace him and Sancho looks the perfect fit.”