Manchester United have reportedly made a breakthrough in their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho according to some sections of the English media.
The sensational Englishman is still being pursued by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer despite the German giants insisting he won’t be sold.
United have chased Sancho all summer with no end in sight but ESPN and the Telegraph offer hope to those still wishing for a deal to happen.
Solskjaer’s need for a right-winger is obvious and the lack of signings so far has been discouraging, particularly as the new season begins soon.
The Red Devils have publicly battled back and forth with Dortmund but the latest news seems to suggest there won’t be much longer left.
Man United have made some progress on issues around wages and agent fees in pursuit of Jadon Sancho. Still need to find a compromise with Dortmund over the fee but (finally) steps in the right direction.
— Rob Dawson (@RobDawsonESPN) September 9, 2020
There's been a breakthrough in the impasse over agents' fees and personal terms where Sancho and United are concerned. Sancho keen to move to #mufc before Oct. 5. But United would still have to agree a fee with Dortmund and that's not straight forward
— James Ducker (@TelegraphDucker) September 9, 2020
Sky Sports even claimed that the transfer fee isn’t a problem either so it all makes for interesting reading.
What’s even more interesting is why now is the English press being briefed that agent fees and wages are no longer a problem.
It seems to suggest Manchester United, for whatever reason, feel a transfer is imminent but fans were fooled in the past.
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