Jude Bellingham’s dad, Mark, has been spotted in London just hours before his son’s team, Borussia Dortmund, take on Chelsea in a crunch Champions League clash.
The 17-year-old midfielder is set to face the Blues at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night, but his father was seen at a hotel in the capital on Tuesday afternoon.
Mark Bellingham was seen entering the hotel with a group of people, and it is believed that he was there to hold a transfer meeting.
The meeting is thought to have been about Jude’s future, with the youngster being linked with a move away from Dortmund in the summer.
Manchester United, Chelsea and Bayern Munich have all been linked with the England international, and it is thought that his father was in London to discuss potential options.
Jude Bellingham has been a revelation since joining Dortmund from Birmingham City last summer, and he has already made 33 appearances for the German side.
He has scored four goals and provided four assists in all competitions, and he has become one of the most sought-after young players in Europe.
Bellingham is still only 17, but he has already made his debut for the England senior team, and he is expected to be a key part of Gareth Southgate’s plans for the future.
It remains to be seen what the outcome of the meeting was, but it is clear that Bellingham’s future is a hot topic of conversation right now.
The youngster is expected to be in the Dortmund squad for Wednesday night’s game against Chelsea, and he will be hoping to help his side to a positive result.
However, it is clear that his future is still up in the air, and it will be interesting to see what happens in the coming months.