Mercato: Manchester United formalizes Sancho, his big blow to 85 million euros

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English club Manchester United announced the signing of Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho (21) on Friday. The transfer is 85 million euros for the young Englishman, who will strengthen the Red Devils’ attack line.

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This is undoubtedly one of the biggest blows of the summer transfer window. If the arrival of Jadon Sancho at Manchester United was long overdue, it is now official. “Manchester United is delighted to announce the recruitment of Jadon Sancho, until June 2026 with an optional additional year, subject to international validation,” MU said on Friday on its official website.

Aged 21, the English winger wore the colors of Borussia Dortmund. On July 1, the German club confirmed an agreement in principle with the Red Devils for the winger’s transfer. “It was Jadon’s wish [Sancho] to change, we would have liked to keep it, said BVB Managing Director Hans-Joachim Watzke. We are sad that he is leaving. “Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that the deal is for a transfer fee of € 85million.

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Sancho wanted to return to England

Arriving in Dortmund in 2017 after a stint at Manchester City, Sancho first stood out in the Youth League before scoring 50 goals and making 64 assists in four seasons in all competitions with the German club. “I will always be grateful to Dortmund for giving me the opportunity to play for the first team, even I knew I would return to England one day.”

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For the winger, playing for United is “a dream”, as is the fact of discovering the Premier League soon. A joy shared by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, delighted to welcome the recent Euro 2021 finalist with the Three Lions: “Jadon is the type of player I want for the club, he is a striker in the best line of those of Manchester United. (…) Old Trafford will give him the field of expression to express his talent and perform at the highest level. ” The “theater of dreams” does not have this nickname for nothing.

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