There was no doubt a massive disappointment among Chelsea fans when the club failed to make any signings in January.
Frank Lampard wanted a player who was going to add goals to the Blues towards the end of the campaign to secure a top four Premier League campaign.
However, Lampard didn’t get his wish, while he also wasn’t given any other player to help bolster the squad for the rest of the season.
That will not be the case in the summer and it is looking more likely that the Blues will make a marquee signing in order to appease their boss and the supporters.
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And the one player who would certainly fit the bill this summer, and that is Jadon Sancho.
The 19-year-old winger is having a sublime season in the Bundesliga, and midway through the campaign he has already notched up 12 goals and 12 assists.
While the Blues were interested in the England international this winter, there was never the possibility of getting him to west London right now.
That could change in the summer, while Liverpool and Manchester United are also chasing the former Man City product.
Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc also confirmed it might be difficult to keep hold of him, telling Bild: “The fact is no other club has contacted us so far about Jadon.
“[I can’t] reliably answer today [if Sancho will stay at Dortmund beyond the summer]. What I can say for sure is that he feels very comfortable with us. Otherwise he could not produce such [high-level] performances week after week.
“He is a phenomenon and is now producing top performances. And he rarely takes a break on the pitch, helping the team with their defensive work. He is hard-working and gets the greatest of respect from me.”
There is no doubt that going after Sancho would not come cheap, and with a contract that runs…