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Bournemouth signing Jordon Ibe: Wycombe experience was SCARY!

Bournemouth signing Jordon Ibe says breaking through at Wycombe Wanderers was "scary".

Before his move to Liverpool, Ibe made his debut with Wycombe as a 15 year-old.

“It was scary!" he told the Daily Echo.

“Skinheads and whatnot. If there was a tackle coming or the centre-back was coming to head the ball, I'd move out of the way. The manager used to moan but I'd just say sorry and do it again! I saw some mad incidents and didn't want to get involved."

Reared in Borough in south London, Ibe learned to look after himself playing in caged all-weather pitches with his mates from a young age: “It was tough.

“Everyone was older than me but I felt that helped. Playing street football certainly helped me. We played 10-a-side and I started when I was about seven. It was much better for me when I was around 14 or 15.

“It was good and there were a lot of skilful players, a lot more skilful than me. I used to play every day with my friends."

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