Manchester City winger Leroy Sane knows which league is stronger between the Premier League and the Bundesliga.
“Me personally, I think the Premier League is a bit stronger than the German league,” Sane said last year, per Goal. “But the difference isn’t too big.”
Sane has a better view of the two leagues than most considering he’s played in both.
The Germany international arrived in England in 2016 after learning his trade in his home country with Bayer Leverkusen and Schalke.
And a video has emerged that claims to prove wingers in England’s top flight have it so much more difficult than their counterparts in Germany.
It then cuts to Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho having acres of space to run into in Germany.
The video has caused a real stir, with fans debating whether it’s a realistic portrayal of life for wingers in the respective leagues.
Is the Bundesliga really easier to play in than the Premier League?
The manner in which Bayern Munich defeated Tottenham Hotspur home and away in the Champions League group stage, before beating Chelsea comfortably at Stamford Bridge in the round of 16, suggests we shouldn’t be rushing to conclusions.
Many players have enjoyed just as much success in England as they did in Germany, including Sane and Spurs’ Son Heung-min.
Ultimately, it’s impossible to use just two clips to reach a definitive conclusion.
Leagues have their varying styles, with many German teams playing with a high line that isn’t so common in England’s top flight.
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