The Red Devils are keener on signing with Jude Bellingham than Jadon Sancho for the summer transfer window, based on the reports.
’s main target before this season started, but they failed to make a deal before the transfer window closed.
stood firm on the winger’s value and he stayed put at Signal Iduna Park. However, the 21-year-old may be on the move this summer as Dortmund are facing financial problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Dortmund’s sporting director
revealed that there is a ‘gentleman’s agreement’ between the club and Sancho that permits him to leave when the season ends if he meets certain conditions.
We already had a gentlemen's agreement with Jadon last year that he can switch under certain conditions,"
"He's been with us for a couple of years. However, this agreement does not exist with Erling [Haaland]."
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
aims to build the squad up for aPremier League
title challenge next season and they are expected to pursue their interest in the England international.
, however, United would rather sign with
this time around.
At United at the moment, there is nothing at all on the Sancho interest. On the contrary, a move is not likely. The reason? Jude Bellingham,"
journalist Christian Falk told the German publication.
"Dortmund themselves have the replacement for Sancho and would therefore sell Sancho. The English are now simply focussing on Bellingham instead.”
The Red Devils will go againstAston Villa
in the Premier League on Sunday and are about to endure a busy schedule, hostingLeicester
on Tuesday and Thursday.
Should United grab all the points in those three games, they would sit four points behind leadersManchester City.