Mason Mount, Jadon Sancho and Jack Grealish (Image: (Photo by Mike Egerton – Pool/Getty Images))

The England and Borussia Dortmund starlet Sancho has revealed his boyhood role models.

The Dortmund winger mentioned Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba to be his role models in his youth.

Jadon Sancho has admitted to being a boyhood Chelsea fan while addressing speculation linking him with a move to Manchester United according to the Goal

According to the report, Manchester United are currently leading the race to land the 21-year-old Sancho from Dortmund.

However, the United have had their £67m ($95) bid rejected. Sancho has now thrown a potential stone in the deal by revealing his passion for Chelsea.

What Sancho said:

When asked about his footballing idols during his youth. Sancho told talkSPORTS

Jadon Sancho of Borussia Dortmund in action. Photo by Christian Kaspar-Bartke/Bongarts/Getty Images)

“I’d probably say Frank Lampard. I was a Chelsea fan growing up, I can’t lie!

“Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard were my favourite players at the time.

“I just love Frank Lampard and how he played his game; he was so direct and so composed on the ball.

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“I like things like that.”