Leroy Sane could return to the Premier League with Chelsea next summer, just two years after leaving Manchester City on a £ 54.8m deal with Bayern Munich.

Sane caused a sensation at City after moving from Schalke to Pep Guardiola in 2016 and scoring 39 goals and 45 assists in his four-year tenure for the club.

Sane was a hit with Guardiola and regularly won games with his straight runs into the box

In his last year at Etihad, he made only two appearances in all competitions due to an injury before he secured a dream retreat into the Bundesliga with Bayern Munich.

Things haven’t been going well for Sane since then, scoring just six goals in his first season in Germany.

And in the second league game of the Bayern season last month, the 25-year-old was whistled by his home fans before he was substituted on at half time.

The Daily Express now reports that Chelsea are one of the frontrunners to remove Sané from Bayern’s books, with recently appointed manager Julian Nagelsmann battling to rehabilitate the winger.


For Sane in Munich it has gotten worse and worse, his own fans even booed him

The report claims Arsenal and Tottenham are also interested in Sane, but Chelsea have an advantage as a Champions League regular.

The Blues also have a bloated roster with a number of high-end players who are no longer the first choice and could offer a swap.

Academy graduate Callum Hudson-Odoi was previously the subject of keen interest from Bayern, who reportedly offered a loan agreement with a massive £ 70million purchase option in 2020.

Blues boss Thomas Tuchel would like to continue working with the youngster and rejects another loan offer for Hudson-Odoi from Borussia Dortmund in the summer.

Hudson-Odoi could still be used as a makeweight to bring in Sane, with wingers Hakim Ziyech and Christian Pulisic likely to tempt the German champions as well.


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