If Premier League clubs weren’t already targeting Jude Bellingham, perhaps reaching a category that includes Paris Saint-Germain’s Lionel Messi which produced an even bigger market for the teenager.
Give me sport underlined on Twitter that Bellingham are the first of the U-20 season to score and assist a FIFA World Cup by Lionel Messi. The 19-year-old scored his first but in England’s opening group stage game against Iran on the international tour.
Then, against Senegal, the Borussia Dortmund star provided an assist that helped the Three Lions overtake the African nation in the round of 16 and quarter-finals.
Despite his young age, Bellingham is making his presence known and proving he is England’s future as the 2026 World Cup in North America approaches.
However, with the January transfer window set to open in a matter of weeks, the teenager can turn his performance in Qatar into a big return to England and join one of the Premier League’s top six teams, along with Manchester United and Liverpool among the the clubs are interested.