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Joe Jones posted an article in European LeaguesBayer Leverkusen midfielder Sven Bender has urged teammate Leon Bailey to stay at the club amid reported interest from Manchester United and Chelsea. The Jamaica Under-23 international has impressed this season, scoring nine goals and providing five assists in 24 Bundeslliga appearances. As a result, Bailey's named was linked with the Premier League, but he said in February that he would be comfortable making United and Chelsea wait as he looks to make his name in Germany. Speaking to Goal.com, Bender said: "He has got special abilities, he is incredibly fast and great at dribbling. But we did not expect that he would explode that fast. This example shows that football is a fast-paced business. "It is important that he handles the hype around him correctly and does not want too much too fast. Now everybody comes to him and suddenly wants something from him. "He is only 20 years old and therefore still has development potential. He is a great player and will probably leave one day for a high fee, but I wish him to stay with us for a long time." Share your thoughts about this news story on Football Manics by signing up for FREE to the website, visiting the forum and joining the chat with fellow football fans.
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