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Jadon Sancho's future is up in the air ahead of the summer. It seems as though he will definitely be leaving , but his destination once the season ends is unclear.

were reported to be leading the race on Wednesday night. The likes of Liverpool, Chelsea, Barcelona and Juventus are all thought to be chasing the £120million-rated forward.

But which team needs him the most and where would he be most likely to thrive? Sportsmail has taken a look at his options and assessed them below. 

Manchester United are reportedly winning the race for Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho

are reportedly winning the race for 's Jadon Sancho

But a number of other top European sides are still involved in the race to sign the forward

But a number of other top European sides are still involved in the race to sign the forward

Before coronavirus decimated the sporting calendar and brought the Premier League to a halt, were on a roll. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side had gone 11 games unbeaten and his plan seemed to be working.

Their youthful revolution saw the likes of Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Brandon Williams, Daniel James and Anthony Martial line up for the win against Manchester City, with Marcus Rashford on the sidelines due to injury.

While Martial has seemingly taken the No 9 slot for himself and Rashford has impressed on the left, the forward line has been missing a consistent option on the right.  

Sancho would fit in perfectly on the right side of the forward line in United's current system

Sancho would fit in perfectly on the right side of the forward line in United's current system

James has had up and down moments this season – to be expected from a player as raw as the Wales winger – while the likes of Juan Mata and another young prospect in Mason Greenwood have also plugged the gap.

Sancho is a specialist on the right wing and seems to have a slot available for him in the first-team. He would also bring something United are missing.

Rio Ferdinand was enthused about the idea of the England international joining recently. He said: 'I would take Sancho all day, to Man Utd. Whether we'll get him, though… 

'(He's a) great player, great potential, English, he's brilliant. I would take Sancho now.'

Sancho would also suit the dressing room. At just 20 years old, he fits the profile of the type of player United want to buy and would slot in alongside a number of his likely England team-mates.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has tried to sign younger player since taking over as United manager

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has tried to sign younger player since taking over as United manager

The only big risk for him is the number of players who have struggled to adapt to United after big money moves for him in recent seasons – see Paul Pogba as an example.  

But that seems to have changed recently. Bruno Fernandes has settled immediately while even those who initially flopped, like Fred, are starting to shine. 

The other concern would be Champions League football, although United look like a team with momentum when the action returns.

Sancho might be best served by making what seems like the obvious switch.

Sancho success rating: 8/10 

Chelsea

Another club that have been implementing their own youth revolution is Chelsea, with Frank Lampard bumping up a number of players from their academy since he took charge.

It has worked for them. They are fourth in the Premier League and on course for Champions League football next season.

Lampard has made it clear that his team need additions in the summer, though, after their transfer ban and they are likely to be in the forward areas, given the paucity of options available to him up front.

Chelsea are also thought to be keen on bringing Sancho to Stamford Bridge in the summer

Chelsea are also thought to be keen on bringing Sancho to Stamford Bridge in the summer

The problem is that in Sancho's position, Chelsea already have an emerging talent. Callum Hudson-Odoi is still building himself back up from a long-term injury but should take the slot on the right.

They also have Christian Pulisic available to them. An issue is that they will lose Pedro in the summer, while Willian seems likely to leave, but Lampard might want to focus on spending elsewhere.

Their defence has been their downfall this season and needs some serious surgery, while he will surely want to sign another striker behind Tammy Abraham. Olivier Giroud has played recently but is clearly not his favoured option, while Michy Batshuayi has struggled.

Chelsea have also already agreed a deal for Hakim Ziyech, who will join in the summer. Ziyech is not a winger but does already give Lampard another attacking midfield option.

Frank Lampard has also put the focus on younger players since taking over as Chelsea boss

Frank Lampard has also put the focus on younger players since taking over as Chelsea boss

The truth is that Sancho is better than the players Chelsea have. The question is whether that is a priority position. 

He would improve the side but would he do so as much as a solid central defender or a proper striker?

And would

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