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Manchester United could lose out on Jadon Sancho to Manchester City

Borussia Dortmund extend deadline for Manchester United to complete Jadon Sancho deal

According to German newspaper Ruhr Nachrichten (h/t Express), Borussia Dortmund have given Manchester United until August 20 to meet their demands for Jadon Sancho.

The English wonderkid has emerged as United’s top target this summer window. The Germans had initially been keen to wrap up any deal by August 10 so that they can focus on their pre-season. (h/t Express)

Personal terms between Sancho and United have already been agreed on. According to the report, he will pen a five-year contract worth around £350,000-a-week.

Borussia Dortmund have given Manchester United until August 20 to meet their demands for Jadon Sancho
Manchester United have more time to work out a deal for Jadon Sancho

The only point of contention remains the transfer fee. Dortmund have placed a mammoth £108m price tag on their star asset. United, however, are not ready to pay the figure upfront. (h/t Express)

The Red Devils intend to make a down payment of around £70m with the rest made up of installments and add-ons. (h/t Express)

With the time frame extended, United officials now have enough time to get the deal over the line. Sancho is just the tip of the iceberg of what could be a busy window for the club.

Solskajer is set for a busy summer
Solskajer is set for a busy summer

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expected to overhaul his squad. He is keen to bring in a defender, creative midfielder and striker. (h/t Express)

The Norwegian did his part by ensuring the club qualified for the UEFA Champions League. He could yet end the season with a trophy if the club win the Europa League.

It is now time for the club to support him and ensure he gets the players he needs to take us forward.

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United also parted ways with Alexis Sanchez who joined Inter Milan. Selling the Chilean not only freed up a significant chunk of our wage bill but also the legendary number seven jersey.

Whether this has anything to do with the Sancho deal remains to be seen.