Jadon Sancho’s Nigerian agent, Emeka Obasi has reportedly demanded 50 million euros (approximately N19.5 billion) from Chelsea as agency commission to pull off the deal taking the Borussia Dortmund sensation to Stamford Bridge in the January transfer window.
Sancho is regarded as one of the young upcoming prospect in the game and a host of big name clubs have send scouts to wacth the talented winger in recent weeks.
Obasi who is also the agent to fellow Nigeria international such as Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina, Josh Maja and Joe Aribo as well as Arsenal starlets of Nigerian descent Bukayo Saka, Folarin Balogun, Tobi Omole and Malcolm Ebiowei.
Bourssia Dortmund are understood to have set their asking price at €120 million on the winger, bringing the total fee to €170m if agency commission is included.
Last year, Obasi successfully defended himself when he was investigated by the English Football Association over allegations that he was paid 200,000 euros for Sancho’s transfer to Manchester City from Watford in 2014.