Manchester City youngster Jadon Sancho is a target for Borussia Dortmund as talks over a new deal stall, sources close to the player have told ESPN FC.
Attacker Sancho joined City from Watford in a deal worth £500,000 in 2015, with the teenager regarded as one of the brightest talents in English football.
He is the final year of his scholarship deal at City, and although he has been offered a professional contract he has yet to agree it.
The club are keen to keep Sancho, an England under-17...
Five of the six Premier League title candidates have already spent big on stars meant to become key men, but whether they will meet expectations may depend as much on them as their new surroundings. Irrespective of talent, the brick has to fit the puzzle for things to work out.
With that in mind, let's take a look at five major transfers so far this summer, the roles they'll get, and their potential importance in the title race.
Alvaro Morata, Chelsea
There's a reason why Antonio Conte has chased the Spanish striker since 2014, when he approved his arrival at Juventus only to leave the club four days before the move materialised. Morata suits his formulaic approach. Where others encourage improvisation, Conte rehearses moves comprising predetermined patterns and synchronised runs. These often start with a long pass to a striker who can play with his back towards goal....