Callum Hudson-Odoi wants Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho to reject a
move to and sign for the Blues instead.
The Borussia Dortmund winger is expected to quit the Bundesliga when
the transfer window opens, with United and Chelsea eyeing the
It is widely reported that the Red Devils are leading the chase for
the England man, with Dorturmd said to have cut their price from
£120 million to £100 million for the attacker.
Dortmund have admitted they will not stand in the player's way if he
wants to leave this summer, and Hudson-Odoi, who has played with Sancho
at international level, says he'd love to team up with the winger at
Hudson-Odoi said on Instagram, as reported in the Daily Express: "Me
and Sancho are mad close, we talk every other day, always seeing how
each other are and how we're doing.
"We make sure that we're both doing well, obviously he's doing amazing and having a great season.
"We're always making sure each other is good. Obviously he's a great
player, I love playing with him - he's a great player to play with.
"For England as well we've played all the way through the ages so the link-up has always been there.
"I played against him sometimes in the Youth Cup games or we would
play each other for England, the link-up has always been there and we've
always loved playing with each other.
"The way we play with each other we just know where each other is on
the pitch every time and we just love to play with each other.
"I don't know [if he'll come]. Of course, I would love it if he came to Chelsea.
"We've had a great partnership throughout, the way we play with each
other is amazing. If he came, the link-up will still be there."
Sancho's potential return to England has been one of the most
talked-about transfers of the past 12 months and transfer expert Ian
McGarry claims United feel they can sign the forward for around £52 million due
to the coronavirus pandemic.
"It seems that never a day goes by without another mention of this
particular transfer," McGarry said on the Transfer Window podcast.
"My information as of today is that there's no fee agreed between
Dortmund and Manchester United, in fact they are quite some way off
"Of course the current situation regarding the global pandemic, I
think both clubs are waiting to see how that pans out before trying to
come to the correct valuation of the player.
"Obviously Dortmund have been quoting €120 million, Manchester United are not prepared to pay that.
"I'm told some people inside Old Trafford believe that Sancho can be
gotten for as little as €60 million once we start playing football
again and the window is open."
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