Young Chelsea striker Martell Taylor-Crossdale will head to Germany later this week for a medical ahead of a permanent move to Bundesliga club Hoffenheim.
The 19-year old east Londoner was top scorer in the U18 Premier league in 2017 and has scored goals for England from U16 through to U20 level. He was also a member of the England U18 team that lifted the Toulon Tournament trophy in 2017.
According to Sky Sports Chelsea made an initial offer to keep the teenager before it was agreed he could leave the club on a free transfer.
However, it appears as if Martell Taylor-Crossdale will make the move to the Bundesliga in the summer, and will hope to emulate the likes of Jadon Sancho and Reiss Nelson’s progression next season.
It’s understood Hoffenheim are also likely to sign another, as yet unnamed English youngster before the end of the month.