DORTMUND, GERMANY - DECEMBER 21: Jadon Sancho of Borussia Dortmund celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Moenchengladbach at Signal Iduna Park on December 21, 2018 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Bongarts/Getty Images)

England national U21 player Dominic Solanke says Jadon Sancho’s move to the German Bundesliga is inspiring to youngsters.

Bournemouth and England national team forward Dominic Solanke has praised Jadon Sancho’s decision to move to the German Bundesliga.

“That [Sancho’s success at Dortmund] has affected everyone,” said Solanke to Sky Sports.

“When one young player sees another young player doing that they think they can do it as well, especially when everyone is playing at international level together.”

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“Sancho is doing well in Germany and a lot of players would like to follow his path. What he’s done, getting into the England team at such a young age, it will influence a lot of young players,” he added.

“I think every footballer just wants to play,” added Solanke, who joined Liverpool on a free transfer from Chelsea in 2017 before his latest move to Bournemouth.”

“You want to show what you can do and I’m definitely looking forward to playing here,” Solanke concluded.