On July 1, Manchester United announced that they had made an agreement with Borussia Dortmund for transferring Jadon Sancho of England International. The deal cost the Premier League Club around 85 million euros. Manchester United has been longing to bring the winder to Old Trafford, and they finally got their man Jadon, who is currently playing for England at Euro 2020. The United said in a statement that the deal agreement and its signing are subject to medical and contractual terms. This will be completed after the involvement of Jadon in the UEFA European Championship.
Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund confirmed that they had completely agreed on a fee of 85 million euros or $100 million for the 21-year-old Jadon Sancho. The details of the contract have been coordinated and completed, said the club in their statement. In addition, the formal transfer processing is still remaining subject to the successful completion of all medical tests. Reports say that Sancho will sign a five-year deal.
Sancho, a player who is set to be one of the expensive English players behind Harry Maguire, is signed by Manchester United. The announcement of the deal was highly appreciated and welcomed by Marcus Rashford. In a photo of Rashford with Sancho, he said, welcome brother to Sancho.
Most Expensive Transfer Deal
The contract of Jadon Sancho with Borussia Dortmund will run until the end of June 2023, and this transfer deal is one of the most expensive transfers in Bundesliga history. It is basically a return for the player to Manchester, who graduated from the academy of Manchester City before going to Dortmund while looking for first-team football. Although Jadon Sancho has never played any first-team game for them, Manchester will be due about 10 million euros of the fee as a consequence of a 15% sell-on clause. The clause that they had included in the deal when Sancho left the Etihad Stadium.
Jadon joined Borussia Dortmund in the year 2017 and has made almost 137 appearances in all competitions. He has scored 50 goals and established himself as one of the brightest young stars of Europe. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the Manchester United manager, is expected to utilize his new player on the right flank and add more creativity to the player’s attack. Dortmund has not won any Premier League title since 2013 and has finished in the second position, with 12 points behind Manchester United.