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Jadon Sancho can take inspiration from Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s newfound form for crunch Arsenal clash

Manchester United forward Jadon Sancho can take inspiration from Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s newfound form ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

The England international had an impressive start to the season under manager Erik ten Hag. He scored a couple of key goals against Liverpool and Leicester City before the September international break.

However, his form dipped thereafter and he was dropped by Ten Hag in the lead up to the World Cup.

Sancho recently spent a few weeks training at OJC Rosmalen under the manager’s recommendation and he could now make his comeback, having returned to United training this week.

In our opinion, the 22-year-old should take inspiration from Wan-Bissaka’s recent resurgence as he looks to win back Ten Hag’s trust and become a regular part of the first-team plans.

Sancho can take inspiration from Wan-Bissaka’s turnaround at United

Wan-Bissaka was completely out-of-favour under Ten Hag during the first part of the campaign. He was restricted to just four minutes of competitive action until the World Cup.

It was quite clear that the manager did not trust him, having decided to play Tyrell Malacia and Victor Lindelof at right-back on occasions. However, there has been a complete turnaround.

Wan-Bissaka has capitalised on Diogo Dalot’s injury to become a regular starter at right-back. His performances have been quite exceptional and the progress has been visible.

The 25-year-old has shown more eagerness to press forward when the opportunity arises. He produced a superb sliding assist for Christian Eriksen’s goal against Burnley last month.

Meanwhile, he has also been exceptional at the back and recently made a superb last-ditch tackle on Wilfried Zaha, who could have won the game for Crystal Palace otherwise.

On current form, Wan-Bissaka will probably keep his place ahead of Dalot. Sancho has the opportunity to replicate the same. He must capitalise on minutes offered from the bench initially.

The England star has had the burden of being one of the most expensive signings in world football, but the pressure is now off him after an enforced break through the manager.

Sancho has always had the knack of making goal contributions but Ten Hag wants him to be more involved in other key actions. Hopefully, we will see that in the coming games.

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