Bayern Munich legend Oliver Kahn believes Andre Onana is ready to grow to be a world-class goalkeeper, talking to BILD after the Ajax ace select Inter Milan over Premier League giants Arsenal.
Then once more, Onana definitely hasn’t been taking part in like one of many ‘top five best goalkeepers in the world’ since returning to Ajax’s beginning XI following an harm to veteran Remko Pasveer.
The former Barcelona teen has come underneath fireplace following a collection of high-profile errors, together with a relatively huge one within the build-up to Darwin Nunez’s winner throughout final month’s Champions League defeat to Benfica.
But there’s a purpose why Scudetto holders Inter headhunted Onana as a substitute for great however ageing Samir Handanovic.
There’s a purpose why the likes of Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United confirmed an curiosity earlier than the Cameroon worldwide joined the Nerazzuri on a pre-contract deal in January (90Min).
Will Andre Onana be the world’s greatest goalkeeper?
“Onana is in the top five of the best goalkeepers in the world,” says Kahn.
The Bayern Munich CEO is well-placed to cross judgement. Kahn was, in any case, one of many best, most feared shot-stoppers of his technology.
“(Onana) is agile, fast and powerful,” the previous Germany worldwide provides.
“Onana can be excellent together with his ft and glorious within the build-up. He is a form of combine between (Barcelona’s) Marc-Andre Ter Stegen and (Liverpool’s) Alisson Becker.
“This man can become the best if he keeps working hard.”
According to Dutch publication NOS, Onana was ‘very close’ to becoming a member of Arsenal through the summer season of 2021.
And it’s straightforward to overlook that, when the Gunners opted to signal Aaron Ramsdale as an alternative for an preliminary £24 million, loads of critics had been questioning why on earth they’d introduced in a person who had suffered relegation in every of the final two seasons when Onana was out there for a fraction of the value, albeit unavailable for an additional couple of months on account of a doping ban.
Flash ahead 9 months or so and you can definitely make a case for Ramsdale being the Premier League’s ‘Signing of the Season’.
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