Jadon Sancho is expected to be one of the main transfer stories of the summer.
The 20-year-old has been in exceptional form this season, having already bagged 17 Bundesliga goals and adding another 16 assists to his name.
Sancho has become one of the hottest talents in European football, and as such is expected to make a move back to the Premier League.
While Chelsea have been one of the candidates for a potential deal for the youngster, Manchester United have been the likely frontrunners for his signature.
And with their transfer news today (Monday), it is now likely that a pursuit for him is going to be even stronger.
United announced that they would be extending Odion Ighalo’s loan from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua until next January.
The 30-year-old striker had a decent stint with United before the coronavirus pandemic hit, and he is now going to remain at Old Trafford.
Just like Chelsea, United are looking for a new forward this summer, but by securing Ighalo it means that their main focus is going to be on a winger.
That is most likely to be Sancho and the Ighalo news means it could be bad news for the Blues looking to entice the England international to Stamford Bridge.
After seasons of disappointment at Old Trafford, the Red Devils will be looking to make a marquee signing, if possible.
The market may not be possible this summer, with the fact that the financial situation for many clubs could be difficult.
Sancho is not expected to be a cheap signing for any club this summer.
The winger could potentially go for around the £100m mark, meaning the Blues would shatter their club record fee if it was to happen.
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Meanwhile, the Blues might have another focus in bringing in an out and out striker, while United now seem to have sorted that issue.
With Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford, plus the up and coming talent of Mason Greenwood, a new main striker might not be on the cards.
However, Sancho is set to be their top target and could look to bully Chelsea out of the market for the youngster.