Jadon Sancho ‘is still leaving Borussia Dortmund this summer and Manchester United are at the front of the line … while Old Trafford chief Ed Woodward continues to negotiate’
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- Manchester United thought to lead the race for the 20-year-old winger
- The Bundesliga side wants at least £ 100 million for the English international
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Jadon Sancho will likely continue to leave Borussia Dortmund this summer with Manchester United leading the race for the England international, according to reports.
Sancho has long been associated with a move from the German side, and another notable season in the Bundesliga has cemented interest from several European clubs.
United was thought to be in pole position to sign the winger at the end of the current season, but the coronavirus pandemic seemed to have created an obstacle.
Reports say Jadon Sancho will be leaving Borussia Dortmund this summer
Manchester United is considered to be the team leading the race for the English international
Chief executive Ed Woodward warned that the Red Devils would not be immune to the financial implications of the Premier League suspension.
However, The athletic report that United is still leading the race for the 20-year-old.
“Sancho expected to move this summer and there is still a very high probability that this will happen,” said David Ornstein at the Podcast by Ornstein and Chapman.
Another excellent season in the Bundesliga has strengthened the interest of other clubs
“There is an agreement between Sancho and Borussia Dortmund that if the right price comes that he can go and there is no expectation that Dortmund will not respect that, they are very honorable in these kinds of situations.
“They are looking for no less than € 120 million [£107m], some say to me as much as € 130 million [£116m] and that certainly the figure they want is around what they have received or agreed for Ousmane Dembele. ‘
Sancho has scored 14 league goals and provided 16 assists this season, with Dortmund putting a £ 100 million price tag on their star player earlier this year.
The Bundesliga party would like a compensation of at least £ 107 million for the 20-year-old winger
The Dortmund winger’s contract runs until 2022 and he would be happy on the German side, but David Ornstein said the youngster is expecting an offer.
“He’s not moving, he’s not causing any problems and if the deal isn’t right for him, he’s not going to go,” Ornstein added.
“There is confidence in his camp that there will be an offer, they hardly doubt it and have been the most proactive in that area, they have had regular contact and very recently.”
Chelsea, Real Madrid and Barcelona are also linked with the attacker, while his former Manchester City squad may also want to take him back to Etihad.