The Jadon Sancho switch saga has taken an intriguing twist, with studies Manchester United flop Memphis Depay might give his former membership an edge of their pursuit of the Borussia Dortmund star.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is eager to deliver England worldwide Sancho again to the Premier League this summer season following his good rise to stardom in Germany, the place he has managed 34 objectives and 43 assists in 99 video games for BVB.
The deal has to date stalled over the price, with Dortmund refusing to budge on their £109million valuation.
However that hasn’t stopped the Bundesliga giants placing out their feelers in seek for a doable substitute, and studies in Germany declare they’ve set their sights on ex-Pink Satan Memphis Depay.
The 26-year-old Dutchman has upped his recreation since leaving Outdated Trafford for Lyon, the place he has 53 objectives and 43 assists throughout 4 seasons, however is alleged to be eager to go away this summer season after the aspect completed seventh in Ligue 1 and missed out on European soccer.
In keeping with Bild, Dortmund are able to signal Depay within the occasion their English ace leaves, however that might give Man United the higher hand in any switch negotiations and will assist them strike a deal for Sancho.
There’s no probability of Dortmund getting a deal performed for Depay in secret whereas they negotiate Sancho’s price with United.
That’s because of a clause United inserted into the deal after they offered the Dutchman, that the Premier League giants should be knowledgeable every time a bid is made for him, which might maintain them one step forward of Dortmund.
In the meantime, BVB’s sporting director Michael Zorc has this week spoken out in regards to the hypothesis surrounding Sancho, saying he’s hopeful the 20-year-old will stay on the membership for one more season.
“Jadon is an excellent footballer with a quota that I’ve by no means seen at this age.
“I believe it could even stand as much as being one of many largest within the business if you happen to have a look at its age. I’d be completely satisfied if he would nonetheless play with us this season. And that’s the present state of affairs.
“Initially we have now to stay to the details – and they’re so, that we nonetheless have a contract with him till 2022.”