Jadon Sancho to Chelsea: Winger’s Man United stance, coronavirus impact on potential £109m deal

Although there is uncertainty about how both the end of the Premier League season and the transfer window will work during the summer, there is still lots of speculation over who may be signing who ahead of the 2020/21 campaign.

Chelsea have been linked with a number of players and have already made their first move in the market by signing winger Hakim Ziyech from Ajax.

That transfer was looked on with envy from fans of other clubs, but could another one of Europe’s most highly rated talents also make his way to Stamford Bridge.

The Blues have been credited with a long-term interest in Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho along with Premier League rivals Manchester United.

But how likely is he to arrive at Chelsea this summer?

Here is the latest on the 20-year-old’s future.

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

After returning late from Three Lions duty, 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 20-year-old to leave would almost certainly be of financial reward for the Bundesliga outfit, and while a January switch is unlikely, it is understood that the club could be willing to allow him leave in the summer.

Chelsea ‘prepare bid’

The Borussia Dortmund star has been heavily linked with a return to the Premier League, with Chelsea and Manchester United among the clubs linked with signing him.

A January move seemed…


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