Manchester United have raised their bid for Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund to 85 million euros (£72.6 million) claim BBC. So, in today’s Manchester United transfer news, an improved bid for Sancho has been presented by the Red Devils.
Jadon Sancho is presently a member of England’s Euro 2020 team, but he is not securing any playing time.
But the England winger is coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s number one target to bring to Manchester United this summer.
Indeed, Solskjaer has been a long-term admirer of the former Manchester City man and tried to sign him last summer. But then too, the snag was monetary because United could not to bid the price set by the Bundesliga side.
Manchester United have now submitted an improved bid, higher than they did for this priority target even last summer.
They’re offering around £72 million ($100m) for Jadon Sancho but they still do fall short of Borussia Dortmund’s valuation.
Dortmund already rejected United’s previous bid of £67 million ($95m) earlier in the month.
And now, this current offer from United is still 10 million euros short of the German club’s asking price.
Manchester United Transfer News – An Improved Bid for Sancho
Though Borussia is unlikely to accept the newest bid, we can now consider the transfer can as fairly certain, complete.
Despite the discrepancy in fee expectations, the hope this time is that the two sides will finally find middle ground.
They are now likelier than ever to agree upon a deal without determining yet the exact fee and installments’ plan.
So, with bolstered confidence, we can say that Sancho will be Man Utd’s first signing of the summer.
Actually, his club, Borussia Dortmund has a gentleman’s agreement with him. This agreement states that if a team reaches their valuation of him, he would be free to depart this summer.
Now, United’s latest offering is still short of the asking price, but even Dortmund show confidence of a successful deal.
After all, the England international has already agreed to personal terms with United. This was after and despite the failure of the deal to bring the right-winger to Old Trafford last summer.