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Manchester City loanee James Trafford has revealed that he had offers from foreign clubs before deciding to sign for Accrington Stanley on loan at the start of this season. The Bolton Wanderers shot stopper confirmed that he had offers to continue his football education abroad in an exclusive interview with MEN (Manchester Evening News). According to him, the goal is to become the number one goalkeeper at Manchester City and he believes that staying in England will help him to achieve that goal.

Speaking further on the interest from teams last summer, they young goalkeeper said he won’t mention names and that he could have played in the second division in France, Spain or Holland. He stayed in England to develop into a better goalkeeper in his bid to become the go-to man for Manchester City in between the sticks like Ederson.

Trafford didn't play much during his time as a loanee at AccringtonStanley, but that's not the case at Bolton Wanderers. He has been in the Bolton Wanderers team since he joined the League One club some weeks ago and the young goalkeeper is hoping that goalkeeping tips from undisputed Manchester City first choice goalkeeper EdersonMoraes will sustain his fantastic start at the University of Bolton Wanderers Stadium.
Trafford, 19, was the fourth choice goalkeeper at Manchester City before he left the club to sign for Accrington Stanley last season. The aforementioned Ederson of Brazil, United States of America international Zach Steffen and veteran English shot stopper Scott Carson were all ahead of him at the Etihad Stadium.

On Brazilian international Ederson, Trafford said the biggest lesson he has learnt from him is his calmness as it leads to fewer mistakes. Ederson is not only seen as one of the best shot stoppers in the Premier League, the ex-Benfica man is also one of the best in the world.