ConclusionThe stats show that Leighton Baines certainly has the potential to emulate the £80 million-rated, Gareth Bale, in a more advanced left-wing role. With the performances of Ashley Young and Adam Johnson not turning many heads, Baines in a more advanced role could be an option for England. Priced at around £15 million, Baines - 27 - could bolster the left-back options, as well as being an affordable replacement for the aging Ryan Giggs and the seemingly outgoing Nani at Manchester United.
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