Richard Scudamore admits Premier League youth lags behind Bundesliga

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The Premier League’s chief executive, Richard Scudamore, has admitted the English top flight is lagging behind the German Bundesliga when it comes to youth development, but still believes his own is the more attractive league for established players.

Scudamore told the Bild am Sonntag newspaper that he believes Germany’s recent investment in youth is exemplary and, while saying England is catching up, he added that more needed to be done to follow the Bundesliga’s example.

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