Man United identify number one summer target – report

Manchester United are desperate to sign Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho this summer, according to a report

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Manchester United have made signing Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho their priority this summer, according to a report in England.

The Independent is reporting that the Red Devils are eager to strike a deal with the Bundesliga outfit to sign the England international.

The same article states that Manchester United would need to spend around £100m to sign the 19-year-old from the German club this summer.

According to the same story, La Liga giants Real Madrid and Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in a deal for the English teenager.

However, the Independent adds that Manchester United is the most likely destination for Sancho, who left the Premier League for the Bundesliga in 2017.

Sancho has impressed for Dortmund during their title push this season with a return of eight goals and 13 assists in 28 games in the German top flight.

The Dortmund star has also netted once and made one assist in seven Champions League fixtures in the current campaign.

Sancho moved to Dortmund in a £8m deal from defending Premier League champions Manchester City in the 2017 summer transfer window.

England manager Gareth Southgate started Sancho in last week’s 5-0 victory over Czech Republic in their Euro 2020 qualifier at Wembley.

Sancho is bidding to help Dortmund beat Bayern Munich to the Bundesliga title this term.

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