May. 28, 2020
TRANSFER LATEST! Dortmund Expect Star Man Jadon Sancho To Snub Man United & Stay At The Club
Borussia Dortmund expect Jadon Sancho to stay at the club this summer.
However, a source close to the 20-year-old has told Sky Sports News a move away from Dortmund is still likely as he is unlikely to extend his current contract, which expires in 2022.
Dortmund have maintained they will only sell if the deal is right for the club and the player, who is valued in excess of £100m.
In March, Dortmund’s chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke said the club would not stand in Sancho’s way if he wanted to leave in the summer.
“You always have to respect what the player wants,” he told Bild. “We already said before the coronavirus pandemic that our preference is for Jadon to remain with us.”
A number of Europe’s top clubs including Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Barcelona are interested in signing Sancho.
Former club Manchester City are due to receive 15 per cent of any sale and have a first refusal clause on the England international which allows them to match any offer that is accepted.
While there are no favourites or front runners, Sancho’s preference is to play for a club in the Champions League next season.
The player himself is said to be relaxed about the situation and is fully focused on the return of the Bundesliga next week.