Former Chelsea defender Glen Johnson believes the possibilities of Reece James transferring to Manchester Metropolis rely on two key elements.
Chatting with GGRecon, Johnson stated that, firstly, the Blues captain must be ready to affix one other English membership and, secondly, the mission at Chelsea would wish to fail, for a switch to grow to be a sensible prospect.
“If Reece James was to ever depart Chelsea for a Premier League rival, then it might undoubtedly be for Manchester Metropolis. I can’t think about him going to a fellow London staff and it might be Manchester Metropolis purely as a result of they’ll be competing on the very prime for years to return.
“Gamers wish to win issues, so these hyperlinks would undoubtedly seize his consideration. Chelsea wouldn’t need him to go away, the worth tag can be astronomical and that’s what’s going to make this transfer impossible.”
“When it comes to the participant himself, after all, if Chelsea don’t bounce again and get to the purpose once more the place they’re preventing for honours throughout all fronts, then after all the transfer to Manchester Metropolis will pique his curiosity.”
Metropolis do have an curiosity in James
As Johnson factors out, the chance that the England worldwide will transfer groups may be very low in the intervening time. Nonetheless, it’s broadly identified that Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola is an enormous fan of the fullback.
Even earlier than James signed his new contract again in September final 12 months, the Premier League champions had been talked about as potential suitors by revered sources.
James is at the moment solely prepared to maneuver overseas
The most important challenge Metropolis have is making an attempt to persuade the participant. Final month, it was reported that James just isn’t ready to affix one other Premier League membership.
Whereas the 23-year-old is alleged to be extra open to creating the swap to Actual Madrid sooner or later, signing for Metropolis just isn’t one thing he would contemplate.