Man Utd believe they can secure signature of superstar for just £52m due to global pandemic: report

Man Utd believe they can secure signature of superstar for just £52m due to global pandemic: report
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Well, here at Old Trafford Faithful we’ve been right on top of the Jadon Sancho saga since day one…

Today’s edition is probably the strangest story we’ve covered in that regard. It comes from the excellent Transfer Window Podcast, transcribed by The Metro.

Apparently, United chiefs are hoping they can secure Sancho for a cut-price fee. The club believe his value could be halved, with the Reds feeling they can sign the superstar for just £52m due to the global pandemic.

Borussia Dortmund are said to want over £100m for their prized asset, with the two club’s currently some way apart in regards to agreeing a fee. However, United believe they can get the better end of the deal due to COVID-19.

Look, you don’t need me to tell you how good Sancho is. Look at his numbers, his development and his aura, this is a proper football player who is only going to improve over time.

The young man scores, assists and is an overall threat. Imagine him in a front three with Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford? With Bruno Fernandes just in behind, that’s a front four that can go toe-to-toe with the best in the world right there.

Perhaps United can use COVID-19 to their advantage, but I’d doubt Dortmund will need the money that badly as to half Sancho’s transfer value. I would guess there would be several other interested parties if that was the case…

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