Here are your Chelsea morning headlines for Friday, June 11.
United eye Hudson-Odoi
Manchester United are reportedly eyeing a move for Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi if their Jadon Sancho deal doesn’t work out.
The Reds are already reportedly making headway on a deal for Borussia Dortmund star Sancho, who has also been linked with the Blues, but as we will come on to later, they have had their latest bid rejected.
That could lead them elsewhere, and the Express claim Hudson-Odoi could come on to their radar as an alternative, as well as former United favourite Cristiano Ronaldo.
Hudson-Odoi has also been linked with a move to Bayern Munich, but the latest reports claim he is determined to stay and fight for his place at Stamford Bridge.
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Sancho speaks on future
Borussia Dortmund have rejected a £69million bid from Manchester United for Jadon Sancho, potentially opening the door for Chelsea.
According to BBC Sport journalist Simon Stone, Dortmund are demanding €90m+5m (£77m+4.2m) for Sancho, with a ‘shorter repayment period than the five years suggested’.
But Sancho has remained very coy on the speculation and was determined to stress his focus is on England, with his country’s opening Euro 2020 match on Sunday against Croatia.
“I don’t really look at it. During the season, I always focus on myself and the team. That’s the most important thing you can do,” Sancho said, via talkSPORT.
Jadon Sancho has opened up on how he supported Chelsea as a kid
“Every time I’m on the pitch, I always give it my all. That’s what I really try to do and work hard for the team.
“I feel like that’s part of the game (noise around his future). A lot of fans are always going to be excited about the start of a major tournament, that’s normal.
“As a young kid growing up, watching these tournaments, I think I’m excited…