Michael Ball has rubbished rumours that Manchester City could persuade Chelsea to sell Reece James this summer.
Would Chelsea allow Man City to sign Reece James?
He was then named in England’s Euro 2020 squad, but his only involvement came in the goalless group stage stalemate against Scotland.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel would not want to see one of the Blues’ brightest prospects depart, but it would go down even worse among the club’s supporters if he left for a direct title rival.
As a result, former City left-back Ball would be surprised to see a deal sanctioned.
Speaking exclusively to TIF, he said: “Will Chelsea sell to Manchester City? I can’t see it happening.