Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho is reportedly optimistic that a big money move to Manchester United can be arranged before the transfer window closes on Monday.
According to UK media reports, Sancho has asked his agents to attempt a move to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer amid interest in the English winger who has become the longest-running transfer saga of the summer.
His club, however, sought to quell any speculation that they would be open to a deal this year, and so far have kept United’s initial approaches for the player they signed from Manchester City for a reduced price of Pound 8 million ($ 10.3 million) reprimanded. three years ago.
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Since then, Sancho has grown into one of the hottest young players in European football and Solskjaer’s primary target as the Manchester United boss consider reinforcements to bridge the gap between his club and the two preeminent Premier League teams, Liverpool and Manchester City bridge.
And, according to The Sun, despite their public stance that their player is under no circumstances for sale, Dortmund are interested in hitting a deal.
“He [Sancho] wants this deal to be done, “the British newspaper quoted a source close to the situation as saying.
“He has told his agent and various advisers to do everything possible to achieve this. They are pushing him.”
Solskjaer would like to add more right-wing players to his squad. Young Welsh player Daniel James is currently the only right-winger on his squad. Sancho would be a significant improvement and would be a formidable addition to a line of Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood strikers that should have shown serious signs of potential last season.
Dortmund are believed to be ready to settle for a deal worth around £ 108m ($ 139m). However, the Old Trafford Club’s most recent offer is expected to be around £ 15 million ($ 19.3 million) below its offer price.
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“There’s a bit of a pause … it’s about who blinks first,” continued the Sun Source. “Will United accept the offer or will Dortmund accept a lower offer?”
Manchester United have asked for similar players in case the Sancho deal doesn’t go well. Barcelona have been contacted about their French outcast, Ousmane Dembele, but Sancho remains the primary target at Old Trafford.