A look at eight examples of outstanding young overseas talent also overlooked by big Premier League clubs, following Arsene Wenger’s claim that English players like Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling will be given chances if they are good enough…
Wenger: “We speak about Sterling, Kane. Nobody stops the quality. Let’s focus on that.” — Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) April 2, 2015
1) Paul Pogba
Now regarded as one of the finest midfielders in Europe, Paul Pogba couldn’t get a game for Manchester United before he left the club for Juventus in 2012. English talents such as Tom Cleverley were among the players holding him back, which dispells this myth instantly.