Manchester United’s interest in signing Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund is amongst the worst kept secrets in football, though reports they have agreed a deal for the winger have been labelled as ‘simply not correct’.
The England international has emerged as the number one transfer target for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side this summer following another outstanding season in the Bundesliga, the 20-year-old scoring 14 goals and providing a further 15 assists for Lucien Favre’s title challengers.
However, Dortmund based publication Ruhr Nachrichten [via Sport Witness] have completely dismissed The Sun’s report, saying that ‘nothing has been discussed and negotiated with Manchester United’, and that any suggestions a deal is close to being completed are ‘simply not correct’.
Dortmund are under no pressure to sell despite the financial squeeze of the coronavirus crisis and are likely to demand a fee in excess of £100m for the winger, with a host of clubs having expressed an interest in signing Sancho – including Premier League rivals Chelsea.
Sky Deutschland are also backing up the reports, saying that while Sancho is ‘likely’ to leave the Bundesliga side this summer, ‘no agreement’ has been reached with any of the ‘interested parties’.