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To kick us off, Chelsea have reportedly joined Manchester United within the race to signal Jadon Sancho.
The Borussia Dortmund star has been frequently linked with a transfer again to the Premier League.
And in keeping with CBS Soccer podcast Que Golazo, there are TWO attainable locations for the England worldwide.
Chelsea at the moment are keeping track of his state of affairs in Germany and will sprint United’s hopes of touchdown the 20-year-old.
However each golf equipment should wait till the tip of the season – Dortmund are usually not contemplating a January sale of the star winger.
One man who did swap Germany for West London was Timo Werner and Frank Lampard WILL get the perfect out of the striker, in keeping with Tony Cascarino.
The previous Blues star believes a strike companion could also be wanted to spice up Werner’s kind.
He instructed talkSPORT: “It’s a bit like Michael Owen; Michael Owen with out Emile Heskey was by no means going to be the identical participant.
“Michael was blisteringly fast however had not the best of touches, however he at all times fired objectives when he had an enormous lad beside him to take the stress off him.
“Werner is strictly the identical to me; he’s blisteringly fast, his contact just isn’t distinctive, he’s technically not unhealthy however not nice… he can’t play centre-forward on his personal.
“He simply can’t, as a result of he can’t lead a line or convey gamers into play. He has to play off the left facet of somebody.”
In unhappy information, former Chelsea supervisor Tommy Docherty handed away on New Yr’s Eve on the age of 92.
The Blues said their ‘disappointment’ after he misplaced a protracted battle with sickness.
Becoming a member of the membership in 1961, he couldn’t stop relegation from Division One however revitalised the membership and launched the all-Blue package scheme that continues to be right now.
With a crew dubbed ‘Docherty’s Diamonds’, he led Chelsea to a League Cup win and FA Cup ultimate earlier than leaving in 1967.