Manchester United are confident they can beat Chelsea to the signing of £120m-rated Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.
The England international is regarded as one of the hottest young players in Europe after putting in several scintillating displays for the Germans.
Dortmund are ready to allow the 19-year-old to leave for the right price with several clubs vying for his signature.
The likes of Liverpool and Manchester City have been linked, but United and Chelsea are thought to be the most likely teams to bid for the winger.
The Blues have a pot of cash to spend after being out of the market for the last two transfer windows and will likely sell Willian and Pedro in the summer.
The Red Devils are still trying to get back to the glory years and have been concentrating on signing young, English talent in recent windows.
And, according to the Daily Mirror , they believe they have the edge on their rivals to land Sancho in the summer.
United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has already made it clear they are ready to spend big this summer and Sancho is one of their prime targets.
Man Utd are confident of beating Chelsea to the signing of Jadon Sancho
The teenager continues to dazzle in the Bundesliga and has already scored 12 goals and provided 13 assists this season.
Sancho moved to Germany seeking first-team football after not being handed an opportunity at Manchester City.
He has already won 11 England caps and is a certainty to be selected in Gareth Southgate’s squad for Euro 2020.
Dortmund know they can push above £100m for Sancho and are likely to seek a Premier League bidding war this summer.
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