Andrei Kanchelskis: Why Man United should sign Jadon Sancho

The former Man United winger wants to see Jadon Sancho blossom into a great player at Old Trafford

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Andrei Kanchelskis has admitted that he would love to see Manchester United transform former Manchester City forward Jadon Sancho an Old Trafford legend.

The Red Devils have been linked with a potential swoop to sign the Borussia Dortmund star ahead of the 2019 summer transfer window.

Manchester United have been credited with an interest for Sancho over the past couple of months but can expect to face competition from some of Europe’s top clubs if true.

The England international has been a revelation since his move to Borussia Dortmund in an £8m deal from Premier League champions Manchester City in 2017.

Sancho has scored eight goals and has made 10 assists in 25 games in the Bundesliga this season to become a key player for the German side.

Former Manchester United midfielder Kanchelskis explained why he would love to see the Red Devils pull off a transfer coup and sign the Dortmund teenager.

“I think Sancho would be a great signing for United,” Kanchelskis told bWIN.

“He’s young and English which is the perfect mould for Man United. It’s crazy to think that a player who was let go for so cheap can suddenly come back to the Premier League for £90m, but I guess Manchester United did something similar with Pogba from Juventus.”

Kanchelskis added: “Sancho has really shown what he is capable of at Dortmund and it’s been great to see a teenager go abroad and become a first team regular for a potential title winning team.

“It makes you wonder how Man City didn’t see the talent or weren’t willing to give him the chance. Man United would love to have the chance of taking a City player and making him a United great.”

Sancho has netted nine goals and has made 11 assists in 34 games in three different competitions in the 2018-19 season.

While Dortmund crashed out of the Champions League following a 4-0 aggregate loss to Tottenham, Manchester United progressed to the quarter-final draw after a 3-1 win at Paris Saint-Germain.

The Red Devils are looking to win the Champions League for the first time since 2008.

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