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Max Clayton can become an even better player than multi-million pound Nick Powell according to Crewe Alexandra boss Steve Davis.

"I know it is a big statement but I think he will become a better player" - Steve Davis
Powell recently joined Manchester United for a fee which could eventually rise to around £5m, and now Clayton is expected to pick up the starring baton from his former England youth colleague after the talented pair originally progressed together through the Alex academy.

"I know it is a big statement but I think he will become a better player in all honesty," Davis told the Crewe Chronicle. "He is a different type of player. He is a goal-scorer and when he gets in, you always fancy him to score

"Nick came in last season and wasn`t ready. Then he came back into it and grew into the team and became a man," he added. "It will be the same with Max. We are hoping for equal or better from him."

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Date:Wednesday August 15 2012
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