Jadon Sancho is claimed to be keen on a switch to Arsenal this summer, with a Manchester City insider admitting the club is scared he will force a move to us.
The Gunners have always been known as a top side that can promote youth players into the first-team squad, with Cesc Fabregas, Hector Bellerin and Alex Iwobi the most recent noteworthy players to forge themselves into the first-team from the youth ranks.
We may well get the opportunity to bring one of the Premier League’s brightest talents into our ranks ahead of the new season, with Sancho having so far refused to sign a professional contract with the Etihad club.
A Man City insider has revealed that he fears the worst about the future of Jadon, who is currently the club’s brightest prospect, with the youngster looking up to Gunners’ superstar Alexis Sanchez.
An Etihad source said: “The club is worried Arsenal are frontrunners for Jadon as he has a soft spot for them.
“His family think he might get a quicker path to first-team action at either Arsenal or Spurs.
“One of his heroes is ironically Alexis Sanchez.
“It’s proving difficult to get him to sign his first professional contract here.
“He is a top player, one of, if not the best in the youth system.
“It’s not about the money for him at all.”
The 17 year-old is speculated to be available for around £4 Million in compensation, although the two clubs may be able to thrash out an agreed fee, which admittedly is a rare occurrence.
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