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Arnaut Danjuma’s journey from Bournemouth to Champions League as Liverpool watch on

The winger has gone from the Championship to the Champions League within the area of only a few months – and is now primed for a giant meeting with Manchester United

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Arnaut Danjuma has come a good distance in only a few months.

From enjoying within the Championship as not too long ago as May, he is now poised for a giant Champions League recreation below the lights at Old Trafford.

And within the not-too-distant future he might properly be rubbing shoulders with the likes of Mo Salah and Virgil van Dijk.

Liverpool scouts have reportedly been tasked to attend Manchester United’s conflict with Villarreal this night as they give the impression of being into the potential of life after Sadio Mane.

Mane, 29, is at the moment below contract with Liverpool till 2023, although talks are believed to have begun over a brand new deal.







Arnaut Danjuma has loved a tremendous begin to life with Villarreal



Liverpool are protecting tabs on potential replacements nonetheless, within the occasion Mane does transfer on within the close to future.

And it might properly be that Dutch worldwide Danjuma is the person to ultimately succeed Mane at Anfield – particularly if his kind and career trajectory continues in the identical method.

Flash again to the summer time and his signing Europa League holders Villarreal was considerably of a shock.

Granted, he shone for the Cherries within the 2020-21 marketing campaign with 15 targets in what was a breakthrough marketing campaign.







Arnaut Danjuma hit 15 targets for Bournemouth final season



But what number of prime flight groups from overseas normally take a punt on somebody who’s unproven on the prime degree?

Danjuma performed only a handful of occasions in Bournemouth’s relegation marketing campaign of 2019-20, even going six months with out enjoying.

But he actually burst into life in his second season, within the Championship, and was named participant of the year as the Cherries fell on the play-off semi-final hurdle.

His previous boss Jonathan Woodgate mentioned of Danjuma: “I see him as doing what he wants to do in the game.

“He can go as excessive as he desires to, however he’s acquired to all the time need extra, all the time strive to be that greatest.”

A £21million to Spain followed this summer but the speed at which Danjuma has adapted to his new surroundings has perhaps caught many off-guard.







Danjuma has already justified his price ticket for Villarreal



In 5 video games he has already grabbed two targets, as properly as one other as a sub in Villarreal’s Champions League draw with Atalanta on matchday one.

Speaking after the sport, boss Unai Emery mentioned: “The idea was to bring in fresh players, guys who have experience at this level.

“Danjuma remains to be in a studying course of, he nonetheless has to adapt, however that’s really taking place in a short time. He has click on together with his teammates, and performed very properly tonight.”




Tonight sees Emery’s aspect renew hostilities with Man United after they beat them in final season’s Europa League closing, ultimately popping out on prime a marathon penalty shoot-out.

If Danjuma can replicate his current kind and guarantee United endure one other defeat to go along with their opening loss at Young Boys, then he’ll solely improve his burgeoning popularity amongst Europe’s huge boys.

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