Dominic Solanke: Sancho’s success has been big influence on young players

• Bournemouth striker hails Bundesliga and England winger
• ‘Sancho is doing well. A lot of players want to follow his path’

Dominic Solanke believes young English players are increasingly unwilling to wait for their chance to prove themselves at the biggest clubs in the country and will follow his example, as well as that of Jadon Sancho, by leaving in order to find first-team football.

Solanke completed a £17m move from Liverpool to Bournemouth last week, a fee that is somewhat remarkable given the 21-year-old’s playing record – one 17-minute substitute appearance for Chelsea in October 2014 followed by 21 appearances, 16 of which came off the bench, and only one goal scored for Liverpool having moved there in May 2017.

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