Manchester United: Old Trafford ‘the most realistic destination for Jadon Sancho this summer’


Manchester United ‘is the most realistic destination for £ 80m-valued Jadon Sancho this summer’ with Borussia Dortmund set to ‘listen to offers’ for the English star – who tops Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s wishlist

  • Manchester United are still hoping to bring Jadon Sancho to Old Trafford
  • Old Trafford is the ‘most likely destination’ for the Dortmund star, the claim said
  • The German side would consider cashing in on the English winger
  • United seemed nailed to sign him last summer but failed to secure a deal

According to reports, Manchester United are leading the chase to sign Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho this summer.

The Red Devils were in talks to sign the English winger for most of last summer, but failed to strike a deal with the German outfit, who refused to back down their £ 108 million asking price.

This week, Sportsmail reported that United – which continues to hurt after their latest Europa League defeat to Villarreal – is lining up Sancho as part of an effort to bolster the squad and transform it into trophy winners, with boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer places him on top. wishlist.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has put him at the top of his wish list

Manchester United is the most realistic destination for Jadon Sancho (L), with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (R) putting him at the top of his wish list.

And Old Trafford is the ‘most realistic’ destination for Sancho as a number of teams prepare to lure him out of the Bundesliga, Sky Sports said.

Sancho has many admirers across Europe, the report claims, although United are lining up for him – with Dortmund ready to listen to offers for their star midfielder when the transfer window opens.

They have yet to name their price for him, it continues. but the asking price will be ‘considerably lower’ than the compensation they demanded last summer, and could be willing to let him leave for about £ 80 million.

Should Sancho leave, Dortmund have a handful of goals that could replace him – including Lille’s Jonathan Ikone and Monaco star Sofiane Diop, Sky adds.

Borussia Dortmund is prepared to let the English winger leave for the right price this summer

Borussia Dortmund is prepared to let the English winger leave for the right price this summer

Solskjaer is chasing up to four new players to renew his staff after the disappointing display in Gdansk, which lost his side on penalties after a 1-1 draw.

The Norwegian played his best starting line-up, but the lack of quality options on his bench was telling, as he only managed to make a substitute ten minutes after extra time.

Sportsmail understands that United are also looking for a center-back alongside Harry Maguire and were impressed by Villarreal’s Pau Torres in the final as they clung to and took an interest in long-term target Raphael Varane.

After the conclusion of the Premier League season, Solskjaer stressed the need for the team to strengthen if they are to compete with rival Manchester City for the title.

Solskjaer has stressed the need to improve the squad if they want to challenge

United's flat performance in the Europa League final underscored their weaknesses in key areas

United’s flat performance in the Europa League final underscored their weaknesses in key areas

Pep Guardiola’s City defeated them to the crown by a margin of 12 points.

“If you want to take up the challenge with them, we have to strengthen our squad,” said the United boss.

‘Congratulations to [City]. They have had a fantastic season, but I am very happy with my boys that we made it to the last 10 days with a City side in front of us hailed as the best in Europe.

“We want to take the next step and we may need a few more to strengthen the team.”