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Reece James – The new David Beckham

Reece James, David Beckham
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Young Chelsea right-back has the ability to cross the ball just like David Beckham according to Chelsea legend Pat Nevin.

Reece James is another youngster from the Chelsea academy to get his big breakthrough to the first team.

Manager Frank Lampard has given youth a chance this season, and for the most part, they have shone.

James is definitely one who has excelled for the Premier League side.

He is apparently develoing a certain skill that has brought about comparisons to the crossing king David Beckham.

Speaking to chelseafc.com Nevin insists that Reece is showing signs of becoming the new Becks.

He said:

“One skill that looks much easier than it first appears is sending in a vicious cross at pace, with perfect direction while on the run.”

“Think of David Beckham at his best, his crossing was his finest attribute by far.”

“I mention Beckham because of the quality of crossing that we see most weeks from Reece James reminds me of his level.”

“Reece is extraordinary in this area.”

“His comfort on the ball is remarkable for one so young. In fact, it is already impossible to think of him as a ‘raw’ 20-year-old.”