Paul Merson tells Chelsea to make ‘big statement’ by signing Jadon Sancho after Timo Werner

first_imgAdvertisement Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 16 Jun 2020 4:01 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link5kShares Advertisement Manchester United and Liverpool are both interested in signing Sancho (Picture: Getty)‘Either one of them is going to cost close to £100m. But that kind of transfer pays for itself. Chelsea could get five good years out of Sancho and still get a big sell-on.‘You’ve got every chance of getting your money back with a player like Sancho.‘And if Abramovich starts coming to matches again, he will want to be entertained. He won’t care about paying £100m for a Sancho if it helps them play good football.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Signing Werner is a big statement. But signing Sancho would be an even bigger one.’Sancho has immediately impressed for Borussia Dortmund following the resumption of the Bundesliga, scoring his first hat-trick in the 6-1 thrashing over Paderborn.This week, Dortmund manager Lucien Favre conceded Sancho could leave the German club over the coming months. Commentcenter_img Paul Merson tells Chelsea to make ‘big statement’ by signing Jadon Sancho after Timo Werner Borussia Dortmund boss Lucien Favre admits Sancho could leave this summer (Picture: Getty)‘Obviously players will go and we hope that they stay but it’s possible that they may also leave,’ Favre said when asked about the futures of Sancho and Achraf Hakimi.‘You have spoken about two players who we don’t know definitively what will happen.‘They could stay with us, that’s clear and that would be good for me. We’ll see what we’ll do in defence, midfield or attack.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Man United ‘make contact’ with Chelsea winger Willian over free transferMORE: Paul Merson makes Chelsea title prediction after Timo Werner agrees deal Paul Merson believes Frank Lampard should sign Jadon Sancho for Chelsea (Picture: Getty)Paul Merson has urged Chelsea to sign Manchester United and Liverpool transfer target Jadon Sancho after Timo Werner.The Blues agreed a deal with Germany striker Werner earlier in the month and the RB Leipzig star is set to arrive at Stamford Bridge this summer.Frank Lampard is also ready to welcome Morocco international Hakim Ziyech from Ajax but Merson reckons Chelsea should push on with their transfer business and sign England ace Sancho.Sancho has developed into one of the most coveted players in Europe since leaving Manchester City in 2017, scoring 34 goals in 96 matches for Borussia Dortmund.ADVERTISEMENTManchester United and Liverpool have both expressed interest in signing Sancho this summer but Merson says Roman Abramovich should make a ‘statement’ by securing his signature for Chelsea.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I don’t think Chelsea’s spending will stop [with Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech],’ the Arsenal legend told Starsport.‘They obviously still want Jadon Sancho, and if they can’t get him they will probably try for Kai Havertz.last_img

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