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Renato Sanches passed straight to an advertising board last night

Swansea Paul Clement’s reaction to the on-loan Bayern Munich midfielder said it all.

NOT TOO LONG ago, Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches was regarded as one of the hottest prospects in world football.

At 20 years of age, he has already won league titles with Benfica and Bayern Munich as well as lifting the European championships with his native country last year.

However, Sanches is going through a difficult time at the moment. Unable to break into Bayern’s star-studded side, he was sent on loan to Swansea City for the season but hasn’t exactly set the world alight since making the switch.

The Swans faced Chelsea at Stamford Bridge last night and Sanches put in a poor performance before being substituted off at half-time.

His night was summed up when he passed to an advertising board after mistaking the Carabao logo for a team-mate.

Going by his reaction, manager Paul Clement was clearly left frustrated by the youngster’s error.

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