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.
Man United In Pole Position To Sign These 19-year-old Forward
Premier League giants Manchester United are reportedly in pole position to sign Jadon Sancho according to a recent report from Sky Sports and this was corroborated by journalist Duncan Castles on the Transfer Window Podcast.
Borussia Dortmund are almost resigned to losing Jadon Sancho in the summer with the player keen to return to the Premier League after three years in the German Bundesliga.
The 19-year-old left the Premier League in 2017 after being starved of first team football at Manchester City.
Sancho signed for Borussia Dortmund during that summer but didn’t become a regular in the starting XI until last season when he almost led his team to the German Bundesliga title.
Borussia Dortmund missed out on a first league title since 2012 after they were piped by rivals Bayern Munich. The Bavarian giants have won the league title in each of the last seven seasons in the German top flight.
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Manchester United tried to sign Jadon Sancho last summer after making him their number one transfer target but they were unable to get their man with Borussia Dortmund blocking the possibility of him moving away from the club.
His sensational form has continued into this season and the interest of the Red Devils in him is still intact though they have to battle the likes of Liverpool and Chelsea who are also interested.
Jadon Sancho showed his quality during the Champions League first knockout clash with Paris Saint Germain (PSG) which Borussia Dortmund won 2-1 at home during their first leg clash.
Borussia Dortmund and PSG meet for the second leg next month.
Chelsea see Jadon Sancho as the man to replace former talisman Eden Hazard who has joined Real Madrid. The Blues wanted to sign him last month but the winger was not available.
Premier League table toppers Liverpool are also in the mix.
EPL: Liverpool To Complete Jadon Sancho’s Transfer Ahead Of Man Utd On One Condition
Reigning European champions Liverpool have been tipped to sign highly rated Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho ahead of arch-rivals Manchester United on one condition.
Liverpool and Manchester United are the top two clubs in success terms in English football and they enjoy a rivalry that has lasted for several decades.
During the latest episode of The Agenda, journalist Caoimhe O’Neill tipped Liverpool to beat their rivals to the signing of Jadon Sancho this summer before adding that it would only be possible on one condition.
According to her, Liverpool will have to sell one of their front three to accommodate the arrival of England international Jadon Sancho.
Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino are members of the famed Liverpool front trio and they have all been instrumental to their successes in the last eight months.
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Liverpool have won the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup titles within that time and the three front players were instrumental to those achievements.
The signing of a quality player like Jadon Sancho is tempting especially with age on his side. The 19-year-old has been in devastating form for his German team in the last two years.
He has 16 goals and 18 assists in 31 games in all competitions. His attacking stats can’t be matched by any of the Liverpool front three but their synergy can’t be overemphasized and that has been key to the aforementioned Liverpool achievements.
Manchester United wanted to sign Jadon Sancho last summer but Borussia Dortmund were keen on keeping him for this season. The teenage attacker could leave this summer and a transfer fee of £100m plus would be required to secure his signing.
Apart from Liverpool and Manchester United, Chelsea are also in the running to sign him as they try to sign a replacement for Real Madrid signing Eden Hazard.
Man United Determined To Beat Chelsea In Two-Way Fight For £120m Talent
Manchester United are determined to beat Premier League rivals, Chelsea, to the signing of Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho.
According to the Daily Mirror, Manchester United and Chelsea are the only two clubs in the mix for the player.
Borussia Dortmund are resigned to losing his services this summer but they are determined to get a lot of money for the £120m-rated England international.
The 19-year-old is one of the best young players in European football.
His status was elevated at Borussia Dortmund whom he joined from Premier League giants Manchester City in the summer of 2017.
Manchester United wanted to sign Jadon Sancho last season but his German club were adamant that the winger won’t leave.
The Red Devils have not had an exciting winger like Jadon Sancho since the Sir Alex Ferguson era ended in 2013 and they have to fight off Chelsea to sign him.
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Sancho could be the man to replace Real Madrid new recruit Eden Hazard at Chelsea after the Belgian international left the Blues for the Spanish capital at the start of the season in a deal reported to be around £100m.
Eden Hazard has not been able to pull his weight at Real Madrid and that’s down to several injury setbacks. Jadon Sancho could be an able replacement for Hazard at Chelsea.
The Three Lions of England star recently became the youngest player to score 25 goals in the German Bundesliga.
Jadon Sancho has scored 12 goals and 13 assists in 19 league matches in the colours of Borussia Dortmund.
In all competitions, he has scored 15 goals in addition to 14 assists in 29 games.
Sancho made his England debut almost two years ago during the UEFA Nations League clash at the home of Croatia which ended in a goalless draw.
The young England winger has scored twice in 12 appearances for his country.
Manchester United: Erling Haaland Transfer Updates
Manchester United can still sign Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland despite missing out on his transfer at the start of this month.
According to German newspaper Bild, the new Borussia Dortmund signing has a release clause in his contract at the club and that Manchester United can capitalize on that release clause in the future.
Erling Haaland became a phenomenon on the European football scene after he scored 28 goals in just 22 games in the colours of Red Bull Salzburg FC of Austria over the course of the last five months of last year.
The 19-year-old Norwegian international striker left Austrian Bundesliga champions Red Bull Salzburg to join Borussia Dortmund in a £17m deal after snubbing Manchester United.
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According to him, Dortmund wanted him the most and that impacted his decision.
Bild stated that his agent Mino Raiola initially proposed a release clause of £42m which didn’t go down well with Borussia Dortmund officials.
Borussia Dortmund increased that release clause to £63m but it’s not valid this summer.
Erling Haaland has had a sensational start to his career at Borussia Dortmund after netting five goals in just two league games.
He netted a hattrick on his debut after coming on as a substitute.
Chelsea ‘Line Up £100m Bid’ For Jadon Sancho
West London giants Chelsea are lining up a big bid for in-demand Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho according to one of the publications via Sports Mole.
Jadon Sancho is a key player for Borussia Dortmund and the England international has appeared on the radar of a lot of European teams including Chelsea mainly due to his impressive performances for the German Bundesliga outfit.
He has scored 13 goals and provided another 14 goals in just 25 games in all competitions this season.
Jadon Sancho left the Premier League in the summer of 2017 and he could return this summer after three hugely successful seasons in German.
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The 19-year-old signed for Borussia Dortmund from Premier League champions Manchester City three years ago for a fee believed to be around £8m.
Aside from the Blues, Jadon Sancho is also attracting the interest of other English clubs like his former team Manchester City, Liverpool and Manchester United ahead of this summer.
Borussia Dortmund have already informed the interested clubs that Jadon Sancho won’t be for sale in the current winter market though a sale in the summer has not been ruled out.
Chelsea are the only club willing to pay over £100m to sign him as things stand according to the above-mentioned media outlet.
£102m is the fee being mooted and it would be a Premier League record ahead of the £89m spent on Manchester United star Paul Pogba.
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Recent reports had claimed that Chelsea are in talks to sign Jadon Sancho who is an England international who made his debut for the Three Lions against Croatia towards the end of 2018 in what was a UEFA Nations League game.
Apart from Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United are also interested in Jadon Sancho who could cost up to £120m.
Chelsea have a good business relationship with Borussia Dortmund and that could work in their favour as they try to prise Jadon Sancho from the German Bundesliga club.
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Jadon Sancho has scored nine goals and nine assists in 15 games in the league to further show his importance to Borussia Dortmund who sold Christian Pulisic to Chelsea in a £57m deal last year.
Chelsea had agreed a deal with the Germans for Christian Pulisic in January 2019 but the American international didn’t join them until last summer.
The same transfer strategy could be applied by Chelsea as they try to sign 19-year-old Sancho who is seen as the man to replace Eden Hazard at the club.
Hazard left Chelsea for Real Madrid at the start of this campaign.
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The young Norwegian international opted for Dortmund ahead of the other clubs who tried to sign him including the Red Devils.
Juventus FC of Italy and German Bundesliga table toppers RB Leipzig were also in the race to sign Erling Haaland before his transfer from Red Bull Salzburg to Borussia Dortmund was confirmed.
Erling Haaland spoke to Borussia Dortmund TV about his move to the club as he disclosed that the German outfit wanted him more.
Earlier reports had said that Manchester United became lukewarm over a deal for the young striker after his agent asked for a percentage of the future transfer fee.
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Erling Haaland became a force on the European football scene after he scored a hattrick on his Champions League debut.
He scored three goals during the Group E game with Belgian side Genk in the competition earlier this season.
Erling Haaland scored eight goals in four starts in the Champions League for Red Bull Salzburg before his transfer for Borussia Dortmund in the German Bundesliga for a fee of around £17m.
He’ll continue his Champions League campaign with Borussia Dortmund.
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The interest of Liverpool in highly-rated Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho has been confirmed by one of the most reliable media outlets in the world of football.
Reigning European champions Liverpool want to sign the young England international according to the publication from the stables of ESPN.
Jadon Sancho has been attracting the interest of several Premier League clubs since he became a top performer for Borussia Dortmund in the German Bundesliga and Liverpool are at the forefront of the chase for the 19-year-old winger.
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It would be difficult for Liverpool to prise him away from Borussia Dortmund in the January transfer window with next summer looking likely for his exit from the 1997 Champions League winners.
Apart from Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United are also keen on signing the former Manchester City player.
Earlier this year, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed that the Reds tried to sign the player before he secured his transfer to Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2017 and that Manchester City were reluctant to sell him to a direct rival.
Jadon Sancho was one of the best players in the German Bundesliga last season as he scored 12 goals and added 14 assists for his team but it was not enough as Borussia Dortmund could only finish in second position on the final league table behind champions Bayern Munich.