Jadon Sancho to Chelsea: ‘Formal enquiry’ lodged, Dortmund demand £102m, agent due £42m

The January transfer window is just around the corner, and there is one name that has been persistently linked with Chelsea in recent months.

Jadon Sancho is reportedly one of the Blues top targets during the window, after impressing in both the Bundesliga and on international duty.

The winger has been heavily linked with a return to England, having started out at Watford before moving to Manchester City in 2015 and is being monitored by the Blues as well as Liverpool and Manchester United.

Born in Camberwell, London, Sancho has spent the past two-and-a-half years in Germany with Dortmund, having signed for the Bundesliga giants in a deal worth around £8million.

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But he is worth a lot more than that now after impressing at Dortmund and with England, having scored twice in 11 appearances for the Three Lions.

The transfer ban being lifted from Chelsea may have put them in pole position to bring the young England star back to the Premier League.

So, what is the latest with the potential transfer?

Dortmund issues

He may be one of the star men for Dortmund, but Sancho has had his issues at the club this season.

Sancho was substituted in Dortmund’s recent 4-0 defeat at Bayern Munich, with Lucien Favre admitting the winger’s performance was “not good enough”.

After returning late from Three Lions duty last month, Sancho was also dropped and fined , and publicly criticised by sporting director Michael Zorc and as well as Favre.

Jadon Sancho sits on the bench at the Camp Nou (Image: TF-Images/Getty Images)

According to The Athletic , the sequence of events left the teenager feeling ‘humiliated’, ‘scapegoated’ and ‘unprotected’, which led to increased speculation over his future.

However, he has been in superb form since returning to the team.

Nevertheless, allowing the 19-year-old to leave would almost certainly be of financial reward for the…