Daniel James: Manchester United are about to sign the Welsh forward and at Sportsrush we will discuss few things about the new sensation.
Daniel James have stormed the internet ever since the reports of him signing a personal agreement got published. The Welsh forward will be the first signing of Manchester United this season.
Hence, the 21-year-old has incited the fans to know about the young winger, who will soon grace the turf at the Old Trafford.
Manchester United just need to finalize the deal by submitting a reported fee of £15 million, after which the player is set to join the Red Devils from the following season.
Presently, Manchester United are thrilled with the signing as with the limited game-time against giant European teams, James has been remarkable in every performance.
Therefore, several Premier league teams were vying for the 21-year-old winger. However, in the end, Manchester United are about to hire the services of Daniel James.
Now, we will discuss few awe-inspiring facts about the player, who is set to join the Red Devils.
He’s ridiculously fast
The first thing that will blew everyone while watching Daniel James in Manchester United shirt is his outrageous amount of pace.
In a match against Brentford in February, James sprinted the entire length of the field on his way to score a goal.
He told The Telegraph that he was clocked at 36kph, which is almost identical to Arjen Robben’s world-record pace of 37kph from 2014 World Cup.
He feels comparison with Kylian Mbappe is crazy
As mentioned earlier about the exploitative speed of Daniel James, many fans started comparing his pace with PSG superstar Kylian Mbappe after the former teared apart Brentford.
However, James feel that the comparison is certainly crazy as he said “They tweeted it, didn’t they?” James says, laughing. “Comparing me to Kylian Mbappe! It’s a bit crazy. Nah, I had some good things from it and my Twitter feed went a bit mad for the next two or three days. But, no, I can’t be compared to him in any way.”
It seems, the youngster is quite humble and wants to be compared with high-profile players after doing something significant.
Aspires to be like Raheem Sterling
Daniel James was asked by Telegraph which players have helped shape his play style, James wasted no time in responding – Manchester City star Raheem Sterling.
James admitted that he likes to imitate Sterling but has a long way to go until he reaches to the level of the English International.
Ryan Giggs and Pep Guardiola are fans
When it comes to Manchester United, the Red Devils legend has admitted that he admires Daniel James skills while talking to BBC.
Giggs praised James’ overall game, insisting that he is not simply just a goal threat or a pace merchant. He emphasized that he feels James is making all the right moves to become one of football’s greats.
Meanwhile, Pep Guardiola also praised Daniel James after the latter was exceptional against Manchester City in the FA Cup.
His FIFA ratings are promising
Daniel James will soon appear on our play-stations after he joins Manchester United from Swansea City. The Welsh International has a rating of 70 in FIFA 19.
Moreover, he further has a potential of 82 in the game, which is incredible for a youngster like Daniel James.
Failed to appear for Shrewsbury Town
The rise of Daniel James will inspire you, as the Welsh International was on a season-long loan with Shrewsbury Town from Swansea City. However, he failed to appear in any of the senior matches under the manager Paul Hurst.
Later, his season spell came to an end before it was expected, as the League one side terminated his loan spell and he had to return back to his parent club.
However, in the end, the player worked hard to finally live his dream at the Theater of dreams as he is about to be a Red Devil soon.