Newcastle Jets expect to soon sell Kantarovski

Newcastle Jets boss Gary van Egmond expects to soon lose the club's Player of the Year, Ben Kantarovski.

Newcastle Jets boss Gary van Egmond expects to soon lose the club's Player of the Year, Ben Kantarovski.

The 17 year-old collected the gong this week and Van Egmond told the Newcastle Herald: "This year is big for him.

"He has his HSC, he has the under-20 World Cup coming up as well as the Asian Champions League and the A-League. It is a massive year for a 17-year-old boy.

"The real good ones start [overseas] early.

"He has plenty of potential, and I would be amazed if he stayed on our shores too much longer.

"I think what is vitally important is that when he goes overseas, he goes to a good club.

"The one thing we were happy about with James Holland was that he went to a really good club in AZ Alkmaar.

"Especially when they are younger, it is important to go to a club which has good coaching and structures that they can learn from.

"He needs to get to an Ajax, an Arsenal, Bayern Munich or a Barcelona."

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