Get this deal done Frank! Chelsea ready to meet asking price and sign £122 million creative force!
Chelsea are ready to meet the £122 million asking price of Borussia Dortmund for star Jadon Sancho.
Frank Lampard is keen to bolsters his squad at the end of the season and improve the side enough to get back challenging for that Premier League title, and also as a possible replacement for the likes of Willian and Pedro. who have been tipped to leave the club at the end of the season.
Now reports on the Metro website have claimed that Cwe are now ready to spend some big money in order to bring the impressive attacker to Stamford Bridge during the summer window.
It is believed that Dortmund value the young Englishman at around the £122 million mark after another impressive season which has seen him net an impressive 16 goals this season, and also becoming the youngest player to reach 25-goals in the Bundesliga.
It comes after club legend John Terry backed the possible deal when he was asked about a potential move for Sancho, and whether we already have enough young talent, Terry told Frank Khalid UK’s YouTube channel: ‘I think the young lads have shown their potential ‘We spoke at the start of the season about the likes of Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount coming into the squad and they’ve shown that they’re capable of playing.
‘But, listen, I think Sancho is probably one of the best young players in the world at the moment. So he’d be a great addition to Chelsea’s squad and obviously make us better as well.
‘But like I said, the ones that have come through, Billy Gilmour, Tammy, Mason, Reece James – I mean, it’s endless isn’t it. There’s been so many positives this season come through.
‘I think every Chelsea fan since I came through the ranks, that’s all Chelsea fans wanted to see: the youth team players and young generation coming through and making their first-team debuts. And we’ve seen this in abundance this season.’
He added: ‘I’ve been really impressed with the style of play, the capabilities of the younger players coming through and that mixed with the likes of Cesar Azpilicueta and them kind of players.
‘The experienced ones helping them along the way, giving them support along the way. For Frank’s first season, to manage such a big club as Chelsea, it’s been fantastic for him.’