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Chelsea Receive Jando Sancho transfer Boost
Chelsea are received a major transfer boost in their expressed interest in signing Dortmund star Jando Sancho this summer.
The England international, who joined the Bundesliga giant from Manchester City in 2017, establish himself as one of the world football’s hottest properties, netting 36 goals and contributing 50 assists across all competitions.
His performance attracted interest from numbers of top European club’s with including Chelsea and Manchester United, who failed to reach agreement with Bundesliga giant over the England signature last summer due to asking price.
However, according to Goal, Borussia Dortmund are set to lower the England international’s transfer fee this summer.
Sancho, who scored 12 goals and furthermore 18 assists in 34 appearances for Dortmund this season, valued at £120million but reports by Goal, claimed the England’s transfer fee has dropped to £70 million, which is huge boost for Chelsea, who keeps monitoring the winger since appointed Thomas Tuchel.
Chelsea target Romelu Lukaku drops big hint over his future after Inter title win
Chelsea have dealt in blow in pursuing of Romelu Lukaku after the Inter Milan forward admitted that he wants to continue at the club following their Serie A title.
The Blues are in market for centre-forward this summer and believed to have put Lukaku, who scored 21 goals with 10 assists in the league this season – at the top of their wishlist alongside Dortmund’s Erling Haaland.
However, Blues hope of bringing him back to Stamford Bridge this summer remains doubt after the Belgian star admitted that he happy with his current club and want to continue with new Serie A champions.
‘I am so happy for all the Inter fans in the world, for the team, the staff, the president and everyone,’ Lukaku told Sky Sport Italia after Atalanta failed to beat Sassuolo.
‘It was a wonderful year for us, I am truly proud to play for Inter.
Chelsea are reportedly lining up a HUGE triple transfer swoop for Jadon Sancho, Romelu Lukaku and Marquinhos pic.twitter.com/JKhH56mEC3— The Sun Football ⚽ (@TheSunFootball) May 7, 2021
‘I wanted to come out here and celebrate along with the people. I told my friend this was the best way to experience it, to be there with the fans.
‘For me and many of my teammates, this is our first league title, so it’s a moment we wanted to share with them.’
Now that he has mentioned how ‘proud’ he is to play for his club, it seems unlikely that he will leave so soon after achieving something so big.
In recent weeks, the Blues have been linked with a number of top strikers across Europe, including the likes of Aguero and Haaland.
Both centre-forward has been monitoring by Chelsea hierarchy as Blues’ eyeing a superstar striker that can helping them challenge for Premier League title next season.
Haaland, who scored 35 goals across all competitions for Dortmund this season, has been attracted interest from top club’s across the European, means the Blues will face battle over his signature.
Aguero, on the other hand, will available for a free transfer when his contract expires at the end of the season and Blues reportedly positioned themselves in land the Argentine if decided to continue his career in England.
Although his wages won’t come cheap, his reputation as one of the Premier League’s greatest ever will certainly be of interest.
Harry Kane and Robert Lewandowski had become emerged target but the two will likely cost in excess of the £150million mark, and given that Kane currently plays for rival outfit Spurs, Chelsea may find it difficult to even approach him.
Lewandowski, meanwhile, reportedly monitoring by Chelsea and Manchester City as both preparing a bidding war this summer over the Poland international.
The two Premier League sides, who meet in the Champions League final later this month, would have to part with at least £60million to secure Lewandowski’s services, according to ESPN.
Chelsea and Man City have emerged as contenders to sign Robert Lewandowski this summer, sources have told ESPN, with the striker undecided on his future. pic.twitter.com/JuDFTKXVPV— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) May 7, 2021
Lewandowski, 33, is one of the best strikers ever to play in the Bundesliga, with 272 goals across his career with Bayern and Borussia Dortmund.