Jadon Sancho Close Manchester United Signing
Manchester United have made progress in their efforts to sign England and Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho, the former Manchester City player has been in Manchester United raider for some time now. Manchester United have broken an impasse by agreeing on a deal over wages and agents’ fee around any move that could materialise for their main target.
But with all this, it is still not a guarantee of an agreement between the clubs before transfer deadline day on 5 October. Sources close to German side Dortmund are adamant they will not alter their demand for a fee in excess of £100m. It had been suggested they needed to sell the 20-year-old and would soften their approach as deadline day neared.
Manchester United have made it known that they are in the quest to get an alternative target if Dortmund does not reduce their demands. Last week, the Premier League club signed Netherlands midfielder Donny van de Beek from Ajax for £35m. Meanwhile, sources have told BBC Sport that the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic at Old Trafford will become apparent when the club release their 2019-20 financial statement later this month.
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