Jadon Sancho is Manchester United’s priority target (Picture: Getty) Manchester United are confident of striking a deal for Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho after cooling their interest in Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish.
Sancho, 20, was a target for United last summer but he rejected a move to the club following their failure to secure Champions League football.
The former Manchester City midfielder is now keen on moving to the Theatre of Dreams after United’s third-place finish and though there remains a difference in valuation between United and Dortmund, the Red Devils are ‘increasingly confident’ of signing Sancho, according to Sky Sports .
Personal terms are not expected to be a problem as Sancho is keen on a move to Old Trafford and would be in line for a significant payrise.
Dortmund want upwards of £100m for the 20-year-old but United believe the Bundesliga giants should reassess their valuation given the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Grealish is valued at £75m by Aston Villa (Picture: Getty) Solskjaer has been given a budget of around £140m to spend this summer and United will need to talk Dortmund down from their valuation if they’re to secure other targets.
Grealish, 24, is keen on a move to Old Trafford but United have cooled their interest since Villa demanded in excess of £75m for the midfielder.
United had been prepared to pay an upfront fee of £45m with an additional £10m in achievable add-ons.
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That means United can go all in for Sancho and they could be willing to compromise on their current valuation, which is around £75m-£80m.
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