Ademola Lookman’s move abroad a blueprint for English player education

Thursday, 8 February, 2018 2comments  |  Jump to most recent
Liam Rosenior writes: "England could only benefit if more of the squad had sampled a different environment while embracing a new language and culture, as the under-21 winger is doing at RB Leipzig"

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Peter Mills
1 Posted 08/02/2018 at 21:22:36
This is an extremely interesting and thoughtful article. Lookman appears to be a very, very good prospect, he has made a brave choice to develop his skills in Germany and had a great start.

I am hopeful, but not particularly confident, that we can have the benefit of this in years to come.

Brian Cleveland
2 Posted 09/02/2018 at 13:54:07
Me too Peter. Nice to read at least that there is no option to buy at the end of the loan... although that's no guarantee that the lad won't decide he likes it there and ask to stay...

We've been sorely lacking in entertainment and excitement this season, and Lookman is one of the few that could give it to us. Although prone to losing the ball in areas where he shouldn't be playing around, that only comes with experience, which you don't get sat on the bench or left out altogether.

Good luck to him and hope he still wants to be with us come next season.

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