Jude Bellingham Produces Lionel Messi Like Finish for Borussia Dortmund

Jude Bellingham Produces Lionel Messi Like Finish for Borussia Dortmund

  • Jude Bellingham continues to impress fans and footballers alike with his performances
  • He showed great composure and an eye for goal when he scored for Borussia Dortmund
  • Real Madrid and Liverpool are still the two favourites to sign Bellingham in the summer

Jude Bellingham is a generational talent.

The 19-year-old continues to steal the show with his performances for Borussia Dortmund, despite his young age.

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Jude Bellingham grabbed the headlines as he fired home from outside the box to give Borussia Dortmund a lead over Augsburg. Image: Joachim Bywaletz/ Lars Baron.
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The English youngster once again made headlines when he scored Dortmund’s opening goal against Augsburg, with a beautiful shot from outside the box.

With the Bundesliga returning after an extra-long World Cup-induced break, many expected there to be some rust among players, but Bellingham picked up from where he left off.

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The Dortmund star was a star in the midfield for much of the first half, helping his team to create a host of chances.

In the 29th minute of the game, Bellingham showed off some of his individual skills as he produced a Lionel Messi-like finish.

The youngster showed coolness and composure as he left two defenders for dead, firing a low shot from the edge of the box which found the bottom corner of the net.

It was the Englishman’s fourth goal of the season in the Bundesliga and his 20th overall for the German side, Transfermarkt reported.

Bidding war for Bellingham

Borussia Dortmund's proposed new contract for Bellingham is anticipated to be rejected by the England midfielder, setting off a fierce bidding war for his services.

Manchester City, Liverpool and Real Madrid have been closely linked with the 19-year-old midfielder and are likely to enter a bidding war for his services, Sports Brief reported.

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Dortmund are set to double Bellingham’s current wages, with the Bundesliga club preparing a £180,000-weekly package to tempt him into committing long-term.

No Bellingham offers, says club

Earlier, Sports Brief reported one of the most talked about potential transfers this January window has been that of Bellingham.

The Borussia Dortmund attacker has been linked with moves to both Real Madrid and Liverpool, on the back of an impressive showing at the World Cup and a brilliant season in the Bundesliga.

Despite all the fuss being made about the English youngster, Dortmund's Sporting Director insists that no offers have come in as yet for the player.

Source: SportsBrief.com