Manchester United will have to BREAK the British transfer record to sign Jadon Sancho, while Dortmund will have to pay a fee above the £89million they paid to get Paul Pogba
- Borussia Dortmund wants more than £89m for star winger Jadon Sancho
- Manchester United have reopened talks with them to sign the England forward
- If United want to get their man they must break the British transfer recordrecord
- United are short of money and will have to include installments in a deal
Manchester United will have to break the British transfer record if they are to sign Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund this summer, with the German club aiming for a record prize and the two clubs still some distance apart.
Despite the Covid pandemic impacting European football finances, the German club have not significantly lowered their £108m asking price from a year ago and any bid from United should exceed the £89m made in 2016 Paid for Paul Pogba, which remains the most expensive deal in the Premier League.
The United board is fully committed to supporting manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the transfer market this summer with Sancho, the Norwegian’s main target.
Man United will have to break British transfer record to sign Jadon Sancho this summer zomer
Solskjaer believes United need a world-class player on the right wing to score goals and create chances for Edinson Cavani, Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial.
Sancho, part of Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the European Championship, finished the Bundesliga season in great form, helping Dortmund qualify for the Champions League and win the German Cup by scoring 10 goals in 15 games.
Sports post understands that the relationship between the two clubs has improved since the protracted negotiations failed last year, and talks are now underway again.
United want to support Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the Dortmund winger is his number 1 target
Sancho has no other candidates this summer, but he understands he could leave if Dortmund’s demands are met.
Talks are underway, but it’s clear United don’t have enough money to sign Sancho, meaning any deal would most likely have to be structured payments in a few years with add-ons and incentive bonuses.
United are also looking to buy a centre-back, with Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane at the top of their list, but also interest from Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain.
United will have to pay more than the £89million they paid to Paul Pogba Sancho . to have it signed