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Ex-Tottenham star Kasey Keller reveals the American sensation ‘who is as good a talent as Jude Bellingham’

JUDE BELLINGHAM is one of Europe’s top talents, but ex-Tottenham keeper Kasey Keller reckons one of his Borussia Dortmund teammates is as good as him.

The former USA international believes that despite playing in different positions, Giovanni Reyna is already on the same level as Bellingham.

Jude Bellingham is already on the radar of several Premier League clubs ahead of next summer
Kasey Keller thinks Giovanni Reyna is on the same level as Bellingham

Reyna doesn’t turn 20 until next week, but has already established himself as a key player for club and country.

The forward is approaching 100 games for Dortmund and will be hoping to add to his 14 US caps in Qatar.

And with World Cup, the teenager is set to come up against Bellingham.

But Keller, who won more than 100 caps for his country, reckons wonderkid Reyna is on par with the Three Lions star, with his ability already “off the charts”.

He told Betway: “Reyna is absolutely good enough to play for the big-six in the Premier League.

“His talent level is off the charts, the question mark will be to prove to everyone you’re up for the physical challenge, you can stay fit. 

“He’s a different player to Jude Bellingham, but talent-wise he’s in the same bracket.

“He comes into a squad against a team challenging for the league and in the Champions League.


“And he’s able to, with two guys closing him down, find a cute little touch in between two of them and then hit a pass for [Erling] Haaland to score. 

“You can’t develop that, they have it or they don’t. But the question mark with any young player is, are they able to make that next step? I think that’s what we’re waiting to see.

“Unfortunately that didn’t happen because of injuries, but can he get through that? Size, speed, ability, he’s the total package.”

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