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Alphonso Davies wanted £3m by Swansea in 2017 but £100m wonderkid couldn’t get a work permit – The Sun

ALPHONSO DAVIES is tipped to become the world’s first £100m left-back if he leaves Bayern Munich.

But the Canadian super fast star may have signed the contract Premier League club in 2017 for a bargain 3 million pounds.

Alphonso Davies could have played for Swansea, not Bayern Munich

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Alphonso Davies could have played for Swansea, not Bayern MunichCredit: EPA

Davies, 21, is a talented youngster at the Vancouver Whitecaps and is scouted by top agent Dave Baldwin.

Swansea lead the race for the defender, who was recommended by Whitecaps coach Carl Robinson.

For the Swans, he seems like a great investment and will match their style when they’re in the top flights.

Crystal Palace also liked Davies – who also plays as a full-back – after watching him play for his club.

But Davies’ dream was dashed because of work permit regulations. He is a Liberian citizen who holds a Canadian passport.

Even the fact that he was selected as a top player for his age and secured a starting spot at the age of 16 did not help his transfer case.

Canada’s Fifa rating was too low and the fee and salary offered were not large enough to sway his application – so interested Premier League clubs walked away in disappointment.

In January 2019, Bavaria bought Davies for £10m with extras and he became one of the best left-backs in Europe.

Alphonso Davies could become first £100m full-back

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Alphonso Davies could become first £100m full-backCredit: AFP
Thomas Muller impressed the hilarious passerby praising Alphonso Davies’ performance in Bayern Munich’s win over Dortmund

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