Manchester United could snare Jadon Sancho this summer after arch-rivals Manchester City dropped a contractual clanger.
The talented forward left the Etihad in 2017 to join Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund.
Since moving to Germany, the 19-year-old has been a revelation and scored 25 goals in 65 games.
But the impressive return has now put him firmly on the radar of the Premier League’s elite.
United are sniffing around – along with Liverpool and Chelsea.
According to the Evening Standard , City could have stopped £100m-rated Sancho moving to Old Trafford if they’d been more on the ball.
However, bigwigs at the Etihad failed to include an ‘anti-United’ clause in the deal.
United were pushing for his signature last summer but couldn’t get an agreement over the line.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has now spent big in successive transfer windows as he slowly reshapes United’s squad.
Harry Maguire was acquired for £70m from Leicester in the summer.
And Bruno Fernandes was finally drafted in from Sporting Lisbon after a protracted transfer saga.
Chief executive Ed Woodward claimed earlier this week that the side are a work in progress and Solskjaer will be backed.
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“The signing this week of Bruno Fernandes and return of key players from injury will be a boost to Ole and the squad as we head into the second half of the season,” Woodward explained.
“We remain in contention in the Europa League and the FA Cup, as well as for Champions League qualification, so there is still lots to play for.
“However, as a club and a board, we do recognise that we are not yet where we want to be.
“It is the overwhelming priority of everyone at the club to get us back to regularly challenging for Premier League and Champions League titles.
“Although progress may not always be smooth, everyone across the club is focused and committed on playing their part in helping…