Man Utd and Chelsea lead Jude Bellingham transfer battle with FIVE European giants circling for Dortmund sensation | The Sun

MANCHESTER UNITED and Chelsea are reportedly leading the chase ahead of three European rivals to sign Jude Bellingham.

The 19-year-old has become one of the hottest commodities on the continent since his arrival at Borussia Dortmund in 2020 from Birmingham City.

England midfielder Bellingham remains under contract with the Bundesliga club until 2025.

And that means that Dortmund are under no pressure to sell the teen star.

However, we reported last week that Dortmund have slapped a minimum transfer fee of £103million on Bellingham's head for next summer.

Now Mundo Deportivo are claiming that five powerhouse clubs are circling to swoop for the starlet.

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And it appears that United and Chelsea are at the front of the race to secure his services.

But they will face fierce competition from La Liga giants Real Madrid.

The Champions League holders are looking for a long-term replacement for veteran duo Luka Modric and Toni Kroos and have allegedly been watching Bellingham since days at Birmingham.

However, Liverpool have also long-been linked with the ace.

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And they also retain a strong interest in bringing the player back to England.

Bellingham could also have the option of staying in Germany.

This latest report claims that Bayern Munich are keen to add him to their ranks.

But they are allegedly not willing to meet Dortmund’s whopping price tag – which could open the door for their transfer rivals.

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