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Chelsea‘s probabilities of touchdown Renato Sanches on mortgage from Bayern Munich are fading.

Though Bayern is open to loaning the teenage midfielder this season, the Bundesliga champion and Sanches are stated to be reluctant over fears that alternatives will probably be restricted, sources advised Simon Johnson of the Night Normal.

As an alternative, Bayern is looking for a membership prepared to supply Sanches an opportunity to play commonly following a season during which the the 19-yr-previous solely appeared in 15 Bundesliga matches.

Sanches can also be reportedly being pursued by AC Milan, which has been one of many lively groups this summer time following the arrivals of Leonardo Bonucci, Ricardo Rodriguez, Andre Silva, and a handful of different vital summer time signings.

Nearly all of the workload is predicted to fall on the shoulders of N’Golo Kante and Tiemoue Bakayoko, however Chelsea is allegedly “determined” so as to add to its midfield depth following the departure of Nemanja Matic, who joined Manchester United on Monday for a reported £forty-million charge.

Nathaniel Chalobah and Ruben Loftus-Cheek have additionally left, whereas Bakayoko is predicted to overlook the opening match by way of damage, which leaves supervisor Antonio Conte with Kante, Cesc Fabregas, and Lewis Baker as his solely choices up the center.

If a transfer for Sanches fails, Chelsea seems to have a backup plan ready, with a report Tuesday indicating that the Blues are focused on procuring the providers of Leicester Metropolis midfielder Danny Drinkwater.