sport news Wonderkid Jude Bellingham reveals why he turned down £25m move

Wonderkid Jude Bellingham reveals he turned down £25m move because was the 'best place to play football'... and he DIDN'T ask Jadon Sancho about making a switch to the Bundesliga Jude Bellingham shunned interest to join The 17-year-old starlet believes that Dortmund is the 'best place to play football'  He was given a tour of United's facilities but chose to move to the Bundesliga The ex-Birmingham City midfielder also said he did not contact Jadon Sancho  

By Nathan Salt For Mailonline

Published: 13:37 GMT, 3 November 2020 | Updated: 13:41 GMT, 3 November 2020

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Jude Bellingham has revealed just why he rejected advances from and Sir Alex Ferguson to join this summer. 

The 17-year-old wonderkid was no longer a secret after becoming Birmingham City's youngest player at 16 years and 38 days and the Championship club were soon inundated with offers.

United were keen, roping in old boss Ferguson to show Bellingham and his parents around the Aon training complex, but the charm offensive failed as he elected to take his talents to Dortmund.

Jude Bellingham has opened up on why he chose to join Borussia Dortmund this summer

Jude Bellingham has opened up on why he chose to join this summer

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was keen to bring the teenager to Old Trafford

boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was keen to bring the teenager to Old Trafford

'Man United have a great squad,' Bellingham told the Guardian. 'And my decision had nothing to do with Man United. 

'I was so focused and so happy with the interest from Dortmund that this became my first choice. It was never: "It's this over

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