Player set to reject £180,000-a-week contract from German club amid interest from Chelsea

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Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham is set to reject a new contract offer from the German club amid interest from Chelsea, according to The Sun via The Mirror.

The report claims Borussia Dortmund want to make the 19 year old midfielder their highest-paid player on £180,000-a-week – giving him a five-year deal – but the England international prefers to leave instead in the summer.

Bellingham will reportedly meet Borussia Dortmund chiefs during the coming days and will reject their new contract offer.

Bellingham is one of the most sought after players in Europe after impressing in the Champions League and at the recent World Cup in Qatar.

He is also wanted by Liverpool, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Manchester City.

Dortmund want to keep hold of Bellingham but are expected to sell the former Birmingham City prospect in the summer if he rejects the new contract.