Jadon Sancho to Chelsea: Why the Blues or Liverpool would be better for him than Man United

Former England international Glen Johnson believes that Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho would be better off sealing a summer switch to either Chelsea or Liverpool rather than Manchester United.

Sancho, who is only 19-years-old, is considered as one of the hottest young properties in world football right now, with the England international attracting interest from a host of clubs, especially from the Premier League.

Some of the clubs that have been the most heavily linked with Sancho, who has scored 12 Bundesliga goals this term, include Chelsea, Liverpool and United.

Though the Red Devils are believed to be amongst the front-runners in the race to land Sancho’s signature, Johnson, who spent four years as a player at Stamford Bridge, insists that the teenage star would be making the “wrong decision” if he was to join the Old Trafford club.

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Johnson told talkSPORT: “Pretty much everyone that can afford his transfer fee are going to want him, so he can take his time to choose his next club.

“But I think it would be the wrong decision to sign for Man Utd.

“If he goes to a team like United at the moment, of course it’s a fantastic club and it would look great on his CV, but the team are not where they should be and I think as a young kid they would put too much pressure on him from day one.

“A young lad like that shouldn’t have to fly the flag for a club like United. I think he’d feel the pressure coming to the Premier League anywhere, so to carry that with him as well would be tough.

“Marcus Rashford is flying the flag for them now and his body is feeling the punishment. With young kids you’ve got to be careful because some of them are still growing.

“If he was to go to Chelsea or Liverpool or maybe a club in Spain, because he won’t be needed to come straight in and impress, they would bleed him into the team over time which would help his development. He might not be guaranteed to start every…


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