Former Manchester United and Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is attracting serious interest from German Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund.
This is according to the latest reports emanating from the media in the United Kingdom.
Jose Mourinho has never managed a team in the German Bundesliga though he has been linked with the Bayern Munich managerial job in the past.
He was recently linked with the Bavarian giants’ managerial job earlier this year when current manager Niko Kovac was under pressure.
Borussia Dortmund is the latest German team to be linked with the Portuguese tactician as confirmed by popular German newspaper Bild.
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According to Bild, Borussia Dortmund want to appoint Jose Mourinho as their new manager if they decide to sack their current boss.
Borussia Dortmund manager Lucien Favre has been under some sort of pressure after the slow start to the new German Bundesliga season.
Dortmund were in midtable on the German top flight league log some few weeks ago but they are back in the top four following the slim win over Borussia Moenchengladbach at the weekend.
Marco Reus scored the only goal of the game to give Dortmund the slim 1-0 win over the league leaders thereby pushing his team up to fourth spot on the table.
Three-Man Man Utd Shortlist For January Unveiled
Manchester United are undoubtedly in need of players to boost their squad especially in midfield and attack as the fallen Premier League giants target a return to the top of both European football and English football.
According to the London Evening Standard, Manchester United have a three-man shortlist for transfers ahead of the resumption of the January transfer market.
It was revealed that England international Jadon Sancho is on the shortlist with the winger expected to leave Borussia Dortmund next year.
Jadon Sancho has grown to become an important player for German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund since joining from Premier League club Manchester City.
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He made his England debut last year during the UEFA Nations League clash at the home of Croatia.
The 19-year-old impressed a great deal as both teams settled for a goalless draw.
Apart from Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea are also keen on signing him as per the various media reports in the United Kingdom.
The transfer shortlist also has highly rated Red Bull Salzburg star Erling Haaland and a midfielder.
Red Bull Salzburg striker Erling Haaland is a man in demand amongst the biggest clubs in European football after he plundered 27 goals in 20 games this season.
Man United Face Serious Threat For Redhot Striker
Fallen Premier League giants Manchester United are potentially facing a big threat from German Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund in their bid to sign in-demand Red Bull Salzburg star Erling Haaland.
The interest of Borussia Dortmund in Erling Haaland was revealed by popular German newspaper SportBild.
It was revealed that Erling Haaland has a release clause of €20m in his Red Bull Salzburg contract.
Erling Haaland is one of the most coveted players in the world after his sensational performance for Red Bull Salzburg this season.
The Norwegian international joined the Austrian Bundesliga champions from Molde FC of Norway during the January transfer window.
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Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund are not the only clubs interested in Erling Haaland.
Major European sides like Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are also keen on signing the 19-year-old striker.
Erling Haaland has scored 27 goals in 20 games in all competitions in the colors of Red Bull Salzburg.
He has scored eight goals for Red Bull Salzburg in the Champions League this season and the Norwegian striker is the second top scorer in the competition behind Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski.
Polish national team skipper Robert Lewandowski has scored 10 goals in just five Champions League games.
Erling Haaland would be hoping to add to his eight goals on Matchday six when they host reigning champions, Liverpool.
Liverpool Ahead Of Man Utd In Race To Sign £100m-rated Winger
Liverpool have leapfrogged arch-rivals Manchester United in the race to sign Borussia Dortmund Winger Jadon Sancho according to the latest reports coming out of the British media.
Manchester United were thought to be the favorites for his signature, but the Red Devils have been replaced by reigning European champions Liverpool.
This is according to footballer turned journalist Jan Aage Fjortoft who said that the Reds are in pole position to sign England international Jadon Sancho in the New Year.
According to the former Norwegian international, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is a big admirer of Jadon Sancho and he’s in a good position to finally get his man.
In the past, Klopp has talked about how Manchester City refused to do business with Liverpool when they were interested in signing Jadon Sancho before his transfer to Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2017.
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Manchester United were favorites to sign him in the summer when Borussia Dortmund insisted that the young English winger is not for sale but they are now playing second fiddle to Liverpool in their bid to sign the £100m-rated player.
Jadon Sancho has encountered some problems at Borussia Dortmund this season from being suspended for a league game and fined £86,000 for returning late from the international break in October.
He was also subbed off after just 36 minutes of the big league game at Bayern Munich.
These problems could fast-track his return to the Premier League next year.
Top Man United Target Favours Move To Spanish La Liga
Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho is in favour of a move to the Spanish La Liga when he leaves his German club according to the Daily Star.
Jadon Sancho is expected to leave Borussia Dortmund in the coming months and several European sides have been linked to the young England international winger including Premier League outfit Manchester United.
The aforementioned report said that Jadon Sancho favours a move to either Real Madrid or Barcelona.
Jadon Sancho is in his third season at Borussia Dortmund following the transfer from Premier League champions Manchester City.
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He was one of the best players in the German Bundesliga in the last campaign as Borussia Dortmund missed out on the league title to eventual champions Bayern Munich who have won it for seven straight seasons.
Borussia Dortmund finished the league season in second place behind Bayern Munich.
Jadon Sancho was linked with Manchester United in the summer after a stellar second season with Borussia Dortmund in the last campaign but the Englishman opted to stay on at the club.
Recent reports claimed that Borussia Dortmund have made up their minds on selling Jadon Sancho in the January transfer window which is a major shift from their previous stance of no sale.
Man Utd Receive Major Transfer Boost In Winger Chase
Fallen Premier League giants Manchester United have been handed a big transfer boost in their pursuit of England international Jadon Sancho as per the newest reports from the British media.
Jadon Sancho plays his club football for German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund.
Manchester United are long-term admirers of the Borussia Dortmund winger and they have been boosted by the news that the Germans are willing to listen to offers for Jadon Sancho when the January transfer window reopens in the next one month.
This is according to the publication from the stables of The Independent.
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Jadon Sancho was the best player for Borussia Dortmund last season in what was his second campaign with the club which finished in second position on the German Bundesliga table behind champions Bayern Munich.
He has not been able to reach the heights of last season mainly due to the poor form of his team as well as recent disciplinary issues.
Jadon Sancho was suspended for a recent league game after returning late from international duty with the England national team last month.
The Golden Boy Award nominee scored in midweek during the Champions League trip to Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona which ended in a 3-1 defeat.
He came on as a second-half substitute during the Champions League game.
Top Man Utd Managerial Target On Borussia Dortmund Shortlist
Mauricio Pochettino has been named on the managerial shortlist at German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund who are contemplating the idea of dismissing manager Lucien Favre.
The four-man managerial shortlist drawn up by Borussia Dortmund was revealed by Sport Bild.
Mauricio Pochettino was recently sacked by Tottenham Hotspur and he headlines the managerial shortlist.
The former Spurs, Espanyol and Southampton manager is joined on the list by Ralf Rangnick, Roger Schmidt and Niko Kovac.
Ralf Rangnick is a former Schalke 04 and he has been linked with the Bayern Munich job through the German insists that his future lies with his present position as the sport director at Red Bulls.
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Ex-Bayer Leverkusen manager Roger Schmidt has been without a managerial job since being sacked by Chinese Super League (CSL) outfit Beijing Guoan in July 2019.
For Niko Kovac, the Croatian tactician lost his job as the Bayern Munich manager at the end of last month.
Mauricio Pochettino is a long-term managerial target for Manchester United in addition to recent reports of him being considered as a permanent manager at Bayern Munich.
Borussia Dortmund manager Lucien Favre is under more pressure after his team could only draw at home to bottom team Paderborn in the league on Friday night.
Lucien Favre and his players came from a 3-0 deficit at the halftime interval to draw 3-3 courtesy three second-half goals.
Man Utd Target Says No To January Transfer
13-time Premier League champions Manchester United have been dealt a major transfer blow in their bid to sign highly-rated England international Jadon Sancho.
Former Manchester City starlet Jadon Sancho plays his club football for German Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund and he’s a major transfer target for Manchester United ahead of the January transfer market.
Manchester United were said to be open to a deal for Jadon Sancho during the January transfer window but that plan has been thrown out of the window after America-based newspaper, The Athletic, claimed that Borussia Dortmund have been informed that the young Englishman will stay at the Signa Iduna Park throughout this season.
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Jadon Sancho’s representatives told Borussia Dortmund that the player will stay at the club beyond the winter transfer window.
Earlier reports had claimed that Jadon Sancho believes that he has been treated unfairly.
In addition, the young English winger feels that he has been made the scapegoat for the poor run of form experienced by Borussia Dortmund in the league.
Jadon Sancho is a key player for Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United tried to sign him this summer but met a brick wall in senior club officials who said the player is not for sale.
Dortmund Join Man United In Race To Sign Box-to-box Midfielder
German Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund have reportedly joined the race to sign Juventus midfielder Emre Can.
This is according to the publication from Sport Bild which revealed that Premier League giants Manchester United have Borussia Dortmund to contend with if they want to sign Emre Can during the January transfer window.
Emre Can is expected to leave Italian champions Juventus during the winter transfer window after losing his place in the first team thus restricting him to just four appearances.
His status at Juventus changed for the worse when Maurizio Sarri was named the new manager this summer.
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Emre Can was left out of the Champions League squad by Sarri.
Borussia Dortmund want to sign him on loan until the end of this season before making the deal permanent in the summer and it remains to be seen whether Juventus will agree to a loan move for the German international.
A move to Dortmund gives him the opportunity to move back to his native Germany having left in 2014.
Emre Can left Bayer Leverkusen for Liverpool on a free transfer and he spent four years at Anfield before securing a free transfer move to Juventus.
The German midfielder is one of two Juventus players on Manchester United radar alongside striker Mario Mandzukic.