Witsel praises Pulisic and Sancho

MADRID, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 06: Axel Witsel, Omer Toprak, Achraf Hakimi and Thomas Delaney of Borussia Dortmund celebrate following their sides victory in the Group A match of the UEFA Champions League between Club Atletico de Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on November 6, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

The Borussia Dortmund midfielder says his teammates have the potential to become two of the best wingers in the world

Borussia Dortmund is currently enjoying a good run in the German Bundesliga, thanks to seven wins and three draws.

Dortmund is the only team that has yet to be defeated in the tournament.

And for midfielder Axel Witsel, his teammates Christian Pulisic and Jadon Sancho can become two of the world’s best.

“We have a lot of new players and the way we are playing right now, usually it takes more time,” he told ESPN.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 09: Luka Jovic of Eintracht Frankfurt stretches for the ball under pressure from David Luiz and Andreas Christiansen of Chelsea during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final Second Leg match between Chelsea and Eintracht Frankfurt at Stamford Bridge on May 09, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Jovic says he would like to play in England or Italy

The Eintracht Frankfurt striker says he would like to play in a different league than the German Bundesliga.

“I cannot explain why we are doing really well and this is good for us, and we will, of course, do our best to keep going like this.”

“The coach, the message he gives to us, everybody listens to him, and this is important. The way we play now on the pitch is because of the players but also the message the coach gives every day in training,” he added.

“[Pulisic and Sancho are] young but really talented.”

2If they keep going like this, they can be — I will not say the best winger — but they can become one of, because they’re really talented, but they need to keep working hard, and I hope we will keep them for a few years,” he explained.


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