Chelsea are thinking about a move for Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona as they think Manchester United are leading the race to sign Jadon Sancho, ESPN reports.
The Blues have actually currently landed the signature of Hakim Ziyech from Dutch giants Ajax however they are still looking to strengthen their attack for the 2020/21 campaign.
According to ESPN, the west London giants have actually not quit on enticing Sancho from Borussia Dortmund however they fear that United are much better positioned to land the England international.
As a result, they have actually allocated Coutinho as an option option however they are just preparing to propose a season-long loan move for the Brazil international.
The 27- year-old is currently on a momentary offer with Bayern Munich where he has actually prospered with 9 goals and 8 assists from 32 appearances throughout all competitions.
Still, the German side are not likely to sign him on a permanent basis for the ₤97 m buy- out provision concurred and he is due to return to the Camp Nou at the end of the season.
The former Liverpool man can playing anywhere in the attack however he has had the choice for the number 10 position during the prime stage of his profession.
Mason Mount has actually been the routine option for the Blues in that role this season however he might have to play as the understudy to Coutinho, need to the Brazilian make the move to Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea are dealing with the possibility of losing a variety of senior players free of charge thissummer When their agreements end, Olivier Giroud, Pedro and Willian might part ways with the club.
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