Borussia Dortmund have continued their Jadon Sancho defensive with head of professional football Sebastian Kehl declaring his happiness that the winger is staying.
Manchester United have not given up hope of signing Jadon Sancho despite Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc insisting the England international will still be with the German club for the 2020/21 season.
Borussia Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc insists the “decision is final” that Jadon Sancho will remain with the club this season.
Jadon Sancho has been included in Borussia Dortmund’s squad for their pre-season training camp in Switzerland despite continued interest from Manchester United.
Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund remain far apart in their valuation of Jadon Sancho as discussions over a summer switch continue.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer kept his cards close to his chest as discussions over Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho continue.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer kept his cards close to his chest as discussions continued over Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.
What the papers say Manchester United have inched closer to signing Jadon Sancho, with Borussia Dortmund willing to agree to an initial fee, The Independent reports. Dortmund are said to have agreed to a base fee of £60million, which would ultimately rise to more than £100m. The Bundesliga club had seemed ready to play hardball over the 20-year-old, but are now thought to favour a rapid resolution to the transfer as they prepare for next season. United are the clear front-runners, with Liverpool and Real Madrid having dropped off.
What the papers say Manchester City’s hopes of signing David Alaba hinge on Bayern Munich offering him a more attractive package to stay at the German club, according to Bild. City and Paris St Germain have expressed interest in the 28-year-old left-back. Alaba’s agent is asking Bayern to boost his contract, which expires next year, to £18million a season.
What the papers say Manchester City have made Valencia winger Ferran Torres their top transfer target of the summer, ESPN reports. Valencia are resigned to losing the star 20-year-old, who has caught the eye of several leading clubs in Europe this season. The Spain under-21 representative, valued at around £40million, is said to be keen on a move to the Etihad Stadium.
What the papers say Willian could be set to stay at Chelsea after all, with a breakthrough reached in contract negotiations, according to Sky Sports. Several clubs had been circling for the 31-year-old Brazilian, who was rumoured to want to leave Stamford Bridge, including Arsenal, Manchester United, Barcelona, and David Beckham’s Inter Miami. However, the winger is tipped to sign a new contract with Chelsea this week, despite being offered only a two-year extension instead of his preferred three.
What the papers say Premier League champions Liverpool are eyeing Leicester winger Harvey Barnes, according to the Daily Mirror. Barnes, 22, has impressed for the Foxes this season. However, the paper says that Leicester will not be letting Barnes go cheaply.
What the papers say Bristol City are believed to be eyeing Rangers’ coach Steven Gerrard to take over as manager, following the sacking of former boss Lee Johnson earlier this month. The Bristol Post reports Gerrard is the club’s primary target for the position, with the club’s board confident that he can be persuaded south. While there was speculation that the Liverpool great had no intention of leaving Ibrox, sources have reportedly indicated to the Post that Gerrard has not categorically ruled out a potential move.
What the papers say Jadon Sancho may need to do some of the heavy lifting if he wants to leave Borussia Dortmund for Manchester United. According to the Daily Mirror, the German club are holding steadfast in their £120million pricetag for the 20-year-old, however United are believed to be unwilling to match their valuation. That means it could be up to Sancho himself to push for the transfer by making it clear that he wants to be at Old Trafford.
Pep Guardiola has dismissed the possibility of Jadon Sancho returning to Manchester City this summer.
What the papers say Although they were ultimately turned off by Timo Werner‘s high asking price, Liverpool are reportedly keeping a close eye on Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho. According to the Daily Mail, the Reds have the capacity to make a move for the 20-year-old despite Dortmund putting a £100million price tag on the England international.
England players Raheem Sterling, Jadon Sancho, Jordan Henderson, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Lucy Bronze are among a host of stars to appear in a video campaign calling for change as a result of the Black Lives Matter movement.
What the papers say Manchester United are not wasting any time following reports that they will have to wait another year to secure the services of Jadon Sancho. According to the Daily Star, the club is instead gearing up to make a £75m offer for Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish to replace the ageing Juan Mata.
Gareth Southgate has warned his England stars he is always watching after their lockdown mistakes.
England boss Gareth Southgate believes any decision Jadon Sancho makes about his future will benefit the Three Lions.
Bayern Munich moved closer to an eighth successive Bundesliga title and joined a number of clubs in demonstrating their support for the Black Lives Matter movement on Saturday afternoon.
England Under-21 coach Michael Johnson has called on football to lead the fight against racism.
Jadon Sancho has been fined by the German league for getting a haircut in his home, in breach of the country’s restrictions to prevent the spread of coronavirus, with the England and Borussia Dortmund winger branding the decision an “absolute joke”.
Jadon Sancho will face no further action over his anti-racism gesture during Borussia Dortmund’s win over Paderborn at the weekend.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino believes the Bundesliga players who protested about the death of George Floyd on the pitch last weekend “deserve an applause and not a punishment”.
Footballers in England are unlikely to face any disciplinary action for taking the knee or other peaceful anti-discrimination protests if matches are able to resume this month.
Manchester United team-mates Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba have sent powerful anti-racism messages sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Marcus Rashford says society is “more divided than ever” in a powerful anti-racism message sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Jadon Sancho was among the Bundesliga players to send powerful anti-racism messages as protests rage across the world, with the England international saying “we shouldn’t fear speaking out for what’s right” following the death of George Floyd.
Jadon Sancho revealed a ‘Justice for George Floyd’ t-shirt on the way to his first ever hat-trick as Borussia Dortmund ran amok at Paderborn.