Jadon Sancho has admitted to talkSPORT he grew up as a Chelsea fan and idolised Frank Lampard.
The Borussia Dortmund winger, who left Manchester City for Germany in 2017, was born in Camberwell, London.
A gifted dribbler with an eye fixed for objective, the 21-year-old is firmly in Gareth Southgate’s plans for the European Championship, which will get below method on talkSPORT on Friday night.
Such distinctive kind in Germany has understandably led wandering eyes to forged their glances over to Dortmund’s star man, with Manchester United reportedly main the race for his signature.
But it appears as if Sancho has a tender spot for the Blues.
“I’d in all probability say Frank Lampard,” Sancho informed talkSPORT when requested who his England hero was. “I used to be a Chelsea fan rising up, I can’t lie!
“Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard had been my favorite gamers on the time.
“I simply love Frank Lampard and the way he performed his sport; he was so direct and so composed on the ball.
“I like issues like that.”
Regardless of enduring nearly two years’ price of hypothesis a couple of transfer to Outdated Trafford, Sancho stays unmoved about his future and can stay solely targeted on doing his speaking on the pitch.
“I’m cool about it,” he mentioned, when quizzed on the hypothesis linking him to United. “There’s at all times going to be hypothesis, particularly while you do effectively.
“It’s simply the way you deal with that on the pitch. You’ve acquired to maintain doing what you’re doing; in the event you carry on doing that then I’m positive that gained’t be an issue.
“The primary factor is my soccer and that’s what I’m specializing in for the time being.”
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