Although the opening of the summer transfer window is still months away, several names have appeared on the fray of players wanted by Manchester United and top of their list is England and Borrussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, reports Express sport.
Since he left Manchester City for Borrussia Dortmund in 2017, Sancho has assumed the stature of a top-notch youngster with his consistently awe-inspiring form – he’s scored 14 goals in 24 League games since the start of this season and he’s attracted the interest of the big clubs in Europe.
He’s primed to return to the Premier League with Chelsea and Liverpool believed to be interested in his services. Barcelona are very well linked with a move for the star as well but Manchester United are reportedly favourites to land him in a big money move when the transfer window comes alive in the summer, . He will more than likely get a regular starting berth an United than any of the clubs that have him on their transfer radar.
Young Dortmund star Jadon Sancho is coming home to England if the odds prove prescient according to SportsBettingDime. Man United was the odds-on favorite to land the 20-year-old at last check, hovering around the -165 range. The second and third-favorites were both EPL clubs as well: Chelsea at roughly +400 and Liverpool around +700. Spanish giants Barcelona had the best odds of the non-English sides, but at a distant +1200. Factoring in the vig, oddsmakers believe there is almost a 90% chance Sancho returns to Britain.
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Solskjaer is spoilt for quality choices in his midfield and defense but he could do with one more silky player on the flank in the form of Sancho. Marcus Rashford and Daniel James are about the only players that play from the flank but if they sign Sancho, they’d have gotten a skillful player who could provide inch-perfect passes for his attackers as well as score goals.
Man United have fielded the young players with bags of potentials this season and Solskjaer is keen on signing more youngsters for the club. Sancho is adept at retaining ball possession and running into pocket of spaces during an attack – with Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford, he could forge a formidable front three partnership with the aforementioned stars.
Since Sir Alex Ferguson called time on his glorious spell as the manager of United in 2011, several managers have struggled to bring back the glory days for the club but Solskjaer is backed by Chief Executive Ed Woodward to return to club title winning ways. The Norwegian boss has been so far supported in the signing of players and they are poised to do same in a bid to land Sancho.