Manchester United target Jadon Sancho has admitted to 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.
The 21-year-old is firmly in Gareth Southgate’s plans for the European Championship, which gets under way on Friday evening.
Sancho’s impressive form at Dortmund has made him a target for big European clubs, with United reportedly leading the race for his signature.
Yet it seems as though Sancho has a soft spot for the Blues.
“I’d probably say Frank Lampard,” Sancho told talkSPORT when asked who his England hero was. “I was a Chelsea fan growing up, I can’t lie!
“Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard were my favourite players at the time.
“I just love Frank Lampard and how he played his game; he was so direct and so composed on the ball.
“I like things like that.”
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Source: Complete Sports