Ballon d'Or 2019: Top 10 Contenders for the Award at the start of May 2019
#9 Jadon Sancho (England, Borussia Dortmund)
The phenomenal English youngster is have a breakthrough season in the Bundesliga, and has caught the attention of football fans all over the world. He already looks destined for greatness and as such, makes his way among the top ten contenders for the 2019 Ballon d'Or awards at the start of May.
Sancho started the season in blistering form, helping his team to a 15 match unbeaten run in the Bundesliga. Borussia rode his fantastic performances to go to the top of the table. Even though Bayern eventually took over the top spot, Lucien Favre's side impressed everyone with their overall play. The pick of the lot, though, has been Jadon Sancho.
The Englishman has so far scored 12 goals from 40 games in all competitions. He has also registered a total of 15 assists this season, which shows what a phenomenal impact he has had. No wonder every big club in Europe is closely monitoring his situation and there could be a bidding war involving Sancho in the summer.
The Bundesliga No. 7 is a tricky footballer, who is blessed with speed and dribbling abilities. Sancho has averaged 3.2 dribbles per game this season in the Bundesliga and he has just turned 19 in March!