Jadon Sancho’s future discussed by Dortmund chief amid Liverpool and Man Utd interest

Borussia Dortmund supremo Hans-Joachim Watzke has suggested he won’t stand in Jadon Sancho’s if the Premier League’s elite come calling.

The England international has emerged as one of the hottest prospects in world football.

Since moving to the Bundesliga in 2017, he’s taken the German top tier by storm.

Sancho is expected to return home sooner rather than later, though.

Liverpool, Manchester United are all eager to secure his signature.

Ahead of this summer’s transfer window, Watzke explained that he’s happy to discuss a transfer with the 19-year-old.

Jadon Sancho has become a regular in the England squad
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“Jadon is a great, great talent, maybe the greatest talent in Europe currently of players under the age of 21,” he told RMC Sport.

“In my opinion, he has the potential to become one of the two or three best players in the world in the years to come.

“If one day he comes to us and says that he wants to leave the club, then we’ll discuss it.”

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be backed financially once this campaign is over.

Manchester United chief Ed Woodward will make cash available this summer
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Chief executive Ed Woodward claimed last month that the side are a work in progress and cash will be available to spend.

“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.

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“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.