Paul Merson believes Jude Bellingham ought to stay in Borussia Dortmund regardless of rumors of interest from Premier League side Chelsea.
Bellingham starred for Dortmund in each stages of the Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City because the Bundesliga side go out 4-2 on aggregates.
The former Birmingham City teen has steadily change into extra concerned in Dortmund in his first season on the membership, with 27 begins in all competitions.
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There have been rumors that Manchester United have been concerned with Bellingham earlier than shifting to Sign Iduna Park in the summertime however selected the German giants.
The England international has taken to taking part in on the highest level like a duck to water and that has attracted interest from Chelsea.
Report in Eurosport he claimed on Friday that Chelsea are presently the membership of greatest interest as they contemplate how the side will continue to evolve under Thomas Tuchel ‘.
Frank Lampard longed for the Blues to purchase Declan Rice from West Ham throughout his time on the membership however now there’s a rising feeling that Bellingham may very well be the ‘best purchase’.
Bellingham is ‘happy to stay with Dortmund subsequent season’ however plans to come back to England to prove himself within the Premier League however will solely do so when the precise alternative comes alongside.
Dortmund believes that Bellingham is now aiming for a similar £ 100 million value bracket as Jadon Sancho and Erling Haaland ‘and would demand a price accordingly.
And Merson want to see Bellingham notice his potential in Dortmund after watching his “exceptional” performance against Manchester City.
“Jude Bellingham would stroll into most Premier League teams as a result of he’s a Rolls Royce footballer,” Merson wrote within the Every day Star. “However the top six failed a trick by letting him go to Germany and they should be kicking themselves now.
“Bellingham would stroll into Manchester City, Liverpool or Manchester United teams. He would tear it up at Arsenal or Tottenham. However he ought to stay in Borussia Dortmund as a result of they imagine in him and he performs each week. He is in a great place.
“I used to be blown away watching it against City. He knew in all places to go. His sport administration was unbelievable. It was like seeing an old head on young shoulders as a result of doing what he does at 17 is really exceptional. ”