Dennis, left, wanted by Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund have reportedly identified Nigerian striker Emmanuel Dennis as a replacement for England international Jadon Sancho, who in turn is being chased by both Chelsea and Manchester United.

Dennis at the moment plays for Belgian side Club Brugge.

According to Belgium outlet HLN, Dortmund want the Nigerian to succeed Sancho, should he leave at the end of the season.

Dennis has attracted heavy interest from around Europe this season, having scored five goals in 20 appearances so far, including twice at the Bernabeu in the Champions League against Real Madrid.

It is also reported that Newcastle, Brighton, Sheffield United, Watford, Monaco and Sampdoria are also eyeing a move for the 22-year-old.