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Sancho Gives Chelsea Transfer Boost with Candid Admission Amid Man Utd Struggles


Chelsea Transfer News: Jadon Sancho Linked with Move


Jadon Sancho, the Manchester United star, has hinted at a potential transfer to Chelsea, revealing his affinity for the club and offering insight into his desire to leave United.


Manchester United Woes and Chelsea Opportunity


Sancho’s performance issues at Manchester United have fueled speculation about a possible move to Stamford Bridge, which could materialize before the January transfer window. Since his high-profile transfer from Borussia Dortmund, Sancho has struggled to make a significant impact, gradually losing his place in the team.


The England international hoped for a fresh start this season, but his exclusion from the squad for the match against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday has dampened those hopes.


Ten Hag’s Brutal Honesty and Sancho’s Response


Head coach Erik ten Hag was blunt about Sancho’s omission, stating: “Jadon [Sancho] – Performance in training so we didn’t select him. You have to reach a level everyday at Manchester United and we can make choices in a fortnight and yeah, so for this game he wasn’t selected.”


Sancho responded on social media with a statement: “Please don’t believe everything you read! I will not allow people saying things that is completely untrue, I have conducted myself in training very well this week. I believe there are other reasons for this matter that I won’t go into, I’ve been a scapegoat for a long time which isn’t fair!”


He continued, “All I want to do is play football with a smile on my face and contribute to my team. I respect all decisions that are made by the coaching staff, I play with fantastic players and am grateful to do so which I know every week is a challenge. I will continue to fight for this badge no matter what!”


Chelsea’s Interest and Sancho’s Affection for the Club


The public airing of this dispute adds a new dimension to Sancho’s situation, potentially paving the way for his departure. Chelsea had the opportunity to sign him in the summer but opted for other targets. However, this does not rule out a renewed interest in future transfer windows.


Sancho has previously expressed his admiration for Chelsea, telling TalkSPORT in 2021: “I’d probably say Frank Lampard,” he said when asked about his England idol growing up. “I was a Chelsea fan growing up, I can’t lie! Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard were my favourite players at the time.”


He added, “I just love Frank Lampard and how he played his game; he was so direct and so composed on the ball. I like things like that.” Whether this nostalgia could drive a move to his childhood club remains to be seen, but it could influence any potential transfer in January or beyond.

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