Liverpool and Chelsea are set to rival Manchester United for Jadon Sancho’s signature next summer, according to reports.
United identified the England star as a top transfer target in the previous summer and autumn transfer window, only for Borussia Dortmund to refuse to budge on their hefty £108million asking price.
That valuation proved too steep for the Red Devils amidst financial constraints brought on by the coronavirus crisis, but reports suggest they will come back in for Sancho in 2021.
According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, however, they could face competition for their No.1 target next summer.
Liverpool and Chelsea are reportedly set to rival Manchester United for Jadon Sancho’s signature next summer
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Speaking on the Que Golazo podcast, Romano claimed Liverpool and Chelsea will both enter the race for Sancho at the end of the season, which will come as a huge frustration to United after being “one step away” from signing him over the summer.
Sancho is expected to leave Dortmund and return to the Premier League next summer, having left Manchester City’s academy to join them in 2017.
United could not meet Borussia Dortmund’s £108million asking price for Sancho over the summer
He has racked up 117 appearances for the German outfit, registering 38 goals and 52 assists.
The 20-year-old has not been at his best this season, nevertheless, and is still yet to get on the scoresheet in Bundesliga after 11 appearances.
Dortmund caretaker manager Edin Terzic addressed Sancho’s struggles last week and admitted something is not quite right with their star man.
Now they are likely to face competition from Chelsea and Liverpool in the next summer window
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