Manchester United have just HOURS to agree a fee for Jadon Sancho, with Dortmund wanting £108m and insisting the transfer is OFF if he heads to a training camp in Switzerland with them today
- Manchester United are at risk of running over Borussia Dortmund’s deadline
- The German club stated they wanted an agreement in place for August 10
- Both clubs haggled for several weeks regarding the signing of Jadon Sancho
- Dortmund are holding out for £108m though United are yet to meet this fee
That means today is something of a D-Day situation for United regarding their top summer transfer target, with Dortmund ready to pull the plug on proceedings.
The German giants have made clear a willingness to sell Sancho to United though have stuck firm on a £108million valuation – of which United have so far failed to meet.
It is D-Day for Jadon Sancho’s proposed move to Manchester United from Borussia Dortmund
Dortmund chiefs communicated to the Old Trafford hierarchy that they had until August 10 to trim the edges of a deal and have everything in place, ahead of Lucien Favre’s senior squad reconvening for pre-season preparations and planning for the campaign ahead.
The coronavirus pandemic and the collective global postponement of sport means a much smaller window exists for teams to get deals done and smoothed out before action returns.
A deal is yet to be agreed between the clubs, though it is understood it will include a large initial payment followed by a series of realistic clauses which the 20-year-old will trigger during his time at Old Trafford.
Dortmund chief Hans-Joachim Watzke set the deadline in time for his side to start planning
The difference between the two sides lies with the valuation on United’s side, with chief Ed Woodward looking for a reduced price due to the damaged financial climate caused by the pandemic.
Sancho still has two years remaining on his current deal meaning Dortmund are under no pressure to sell this summer, and are reportedly ready to pull out of the deal if United continue to stall.
With no deal seemingly close, reports in Germany stated Dortmund are expecting Jadon Sancho to travel with their squad to Switzerland for their pre-season training camp.
The 20-year-old was back on home soil on Saturday night at a party hosted by famous rap duo Krept and Konan in the UK.
The excitement of United fans on social media grew after seeing Sancho enjoy a house party in the UK, particularly given Dortmund have a series of…